The job of a truck driver may appear attractive for people who love being behind the wheel, but it’s also a demanding job To keep on track, qualified professionals must demonstrate essential qualities for the sector.
Savings, environment, brand image… Find out everything about driving
Quality of driving is determined using a number of different criteria – it can’t be taken for granted. These training assessment tools, which are highly sought after by companies, exist to achieve or maintain this skill.
Discover the winning ideas developed by haulage firms to attract the digital generation
High costs, a lack of time or flexibility: driver training is facing many challenges. Through their versatility and many facets, digital tools are being used as part of an attempt to reinvent practices
Drivers must carry out technical and mechanical checks on their trucks before setting off. For them, and for the company, this is a crucial step, although still too often omitted… What are the benefits of pre-trip inspection? What elements must be checked and how can we optimise the process?
Solutrans, the international show for road and urban transport solutions, will open its doors for four days starting 21 November 2017. This year the show is focusing on the future of the sector and the effects of new technology.
Telematics – enabler of development and desirability?
Like the majority of private companies in the sector, some regions are gradually realising the benefit of using telematics in road transport. This is the case in Ohio, where its governor, John Kasich, wants to develop a “Knowledge Belt” to replace the former “Manufacturing Belt” that has now become obsolete.
Electric commercial vehicles have a place in the industry, but not at heavier weights. At least, that was the popular view, until Daimler unveiled their full-electric 26 tonne rigid chassis. Ian Norwell reports from the company’s Stuttgart headquarters and test track.
The French start-up Chronotruck, like uShip and Cargomatic, is applying Uber’s business model to the transport sector. A surprising innovation that calls the future of certain traditional transporters into question…
How connected mobility will change the day-to-day life of hauliers and workers in the sector
“Connected mobility” is a major technological breakthrough, especially in the field of transport. It is a way of managing complex transport organisation systems more effectively, particularly in towns and cities…