Courier News

Telematics integration provides supply chain visibility for Exchange members

The Exchange is now able to provide complete visibility and control for both in-house and sub-contractor fleets following agreements with 10 of the leading telematics specialists. As a result, data from many of the best-used vehicle tracking tools can now be combined through its freight exchange to create the first system-neutral telematics integration platform for […]

Freight capacity demand pushes record growth for the Exchange

Rising demand for freight capacity has contributed to record growth for Transport Exchange Group in the first half of the year. With driver shortages and fluctuating seasonal peaks piling pressure on the UK’s logistics infrastructure, the company has seen the number of loads posted on its freight trading in the past six months expand by […]

How Direct Connect Logistics made a success working with a niche market

Rhys Hackling, MD and founder of Direct Connect Logistics (DCL) says that specialising does not mean restricted clientele, but only if you join the Exchange. “We saw an opportunity in the market, for a haulage firm specialising in 7.5 tonne vehicles as many companies were only working with huge lorries or vans and there was […]

Courier Exchange joins forces with Causeway to maximise member profits

Causeway recently teamed up with Transport Exchange Group to help members turn empty vehicle capacity into profit. Members of Haulage Exchange and Courier Exchange can now further take advantage of live vehicle data using Causeway’s telematics software to better promote empty vehicles and provide live load updates to trading partners. The integration of the global software provider’s advanced telematics solution with […]

How telematics integration is driving business growth for GO2DAY

Although the Courier Exchange has always been a great tool to expand a business and make deliveries more efficient by trading vehicle capacity and loads with other companies, it was only when it began integrating telematics that the service really came into its own. Thanks to its telematics partners, the Exchange has been able to […]

LEAMINGTON SPA-BASED MAK COURIERS WINS TRANSPORT AWARD

A Leamington Spa-based business is celebrating having scooped a national industry award that recognises its achievements over the past twelve months. MAK Couriers, a local and nationwide same-day delivery specialist, won the Company of the Year category at the Transport Awards 2015, organised by Transport Exchange Group, which showcases the hard work and outstanding success […]

How small member businesses can benefit from tracking integration

With less than one per cent of all grey-fleet drivers utilising telematics, there’s a huge number of businesses in the UK that stand to benefit from Courier Exchange’s integrated freight trading platform. Not only can it help you cut back on business expenses like fuel, vehicle wear and unnecessarily long journeys, but it can aid […]

Simpex Express scoops award for second year running

A Birmingham-based business is celebrating having scooped a national industry award that recognises its achievements over the past twelve months. Simpex Express, a leading provider of international express and specialised transport, won the European Member of the Year category at the Transport Awards 2015, organised by Transport Exchange Group, which showcases the hard work and […]

Courier Exchange builds tight relationships with members and partners

Courier Exchange’s freight trading platform has been around for fifteen years. It’s really begun to draw in significant business, by augmenting itself with added telematics. Thanks to partners like Navman Wireless it’s able to offer up to date and to the minute tracking of packages and cargo throughout its network of drivers and better yet, […]

Outstanding standards win award for Coventry courier

Amrik Bains, a Coventry-based courier is celebrating having scooped a national industry award that recognises his achievements over the past twelve months. The courier from Stoke in east Coventry won the Owner Driver of the Year category at the Transport Awards 2015. The annual event celebrates the greatest achievements amongst more than 3,500 couriers, owner […]