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DKV CARD wins Image Award 2015

Germany’s leading figures responsible for haulage and fleet operations in industry and commerce have decided: the DKV CARD takes first place in the Fuel Card Category (Fleet Class: medium to large fleets of 11 or more commercial vehicles) at the Image Ranking 2015 award ceremony organised by the weekly trade magazine VerkehrsRundschau after recording a top score of 838 out …

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Self-driving trucks; ultimate solution on the way to climate-neutral business?

In years to come, several truckmakers will be investing in ’self-driving trucks’. But how will this development affect the position of drivers, and will self-driving trucks in fact make your company more ‘climate-neutral’? Truckmakers like Mercedes-Benz have already been making considerable progress experimenting with private cars and self-driving features. Whereas in the United States cars like these are by now …

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What do we require from mobility service providers now?

Increased costs, mainly resulting from external influences in the present economic climate: hauliers both large and small are affected by them. Profitability, financially and in terms of speed, now demands continued mobility. As a haulier, you will undoubtedly have been pondering the question about what other possibilities you might have for keeping your drivers on the road as much as …

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German toll; efficiency makes the difference!

For many years familiar to European hauliers: German toll. As of 2015, the German Federal Government decided that all trucks of 7.5 tons and over will apply for this levy. This affects about 80,000 trucks. In addition, another 1000 km four-lane highways will be added. The German toll system is by now an example to many other countries initiating automatic systems. Many transport …

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How to excel!

Would you like to stand out in your professional sector? Although this is familiar to many of us, it is not always attainable, for a number of reasons. Together with ING bank, TLN, umbrella organisation for Dutch road transport, recently published a report on ’Entrepreneurship in Transport and Logistics’. This report provided a clear picture of the requirements for companies …

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5 tips for improved insight and better Key Performance Indicators

5 Tips for improved insight and better Key Performance Indicators Although Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) vary per company, they are essential for adequate decision-making within the scope of the strategic objectives of each individual company. However, defining KPIs often turns out difficult, also because outcomes of measured values do not reflect reality as it is, which in turn affects the …

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Improved efficiency, thanks to process improvement and transparency

Efficient business operations are very important to any enterprise these days. In the current market conditions, companies just cannot afford weakening, or allowing additional profit or cost structure improvements to slip by or go unnoticed. Process improvement is the basis Process improvement is essential here. After all, it is in the first place processes like these that determine the efficiency …

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Heavily fluctuating fuel prices; to your benefit?

It is very common to many regions in Germany: fluctuating fuel prices that vary by the hour. In autumn 2013, the German Federal Cartel Authority, (Bundeskartellamt) founded the Market Transparency Unit Fuels; a price monitoring model aimed to advise customers on the most recent fuel prices, so that they will be able to select the region’s cheapest filling stations. In …

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How does the new UK HGV levy affect your company?

By now you might have learnt that on 1 April 2014, a new levy will be introduced in the UK. Named HGV (Heavy Goods Vehicle) Levy, this new charge is imposed on all foreign trucks weighing over 12 tonnes. Below we will inform you about this new levy and its implications for the continuity of your transport company. Another new …

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