Major increase

New heavy trucks

Major increase in truck registrations in H1, speeding up at the end of spring In June 2015 new heavy truck registrations saw a marked increase of 33% Spain (+105%), still benefiting from the government incentive program, largely contributed to this positive outcome, followed by Italy (+51%), the UK (+40%) and France (+35%) In H1 the […]

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Diesel Price

While diesel price reaches low levels, other cost factors like toll continue to rise significantly Example TOLL GERMANY: Toll threshold lowered to 7.5 tons From 1 October 2015, all trucks over 7.5 tons will have to pay a toll on all motorways and certain other major roads. Previously the tax only applied to trucks over […]

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Amadou Diallo

CEO Message

Welcome to the last issue of Freight Connections for 2015. It’s been a busy few months since our last issue, with new services and processes being rolled out across Europe and beyond. A key area I would like to highlight is the Life Sciences & Healthcare (LSHC) sector which has been one of our five […]

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