Trucks

Preventing Illegal Immigration

Preventing Illegal Immigration
Imy Clarke - On behalf of Alchemy Recruitment, July 27, 2017

Illegal immigration is a huge topic right now across the globe. Every year, thousands of migrants attempt to travel between countries illegally, hitching a ride on various different freight vehicles. For freight companies this can lead to serious problems and costly fines if vehicles aren’t secured against these illegal immigrants. 

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Categories: Shipping, Trucks

Extreme Transport: Ice Road Truckers Jobs

Extreme Transport: Ice Road Truckers Jobs
Imy Clarke - On behalf of Alchemy Recruitment, October 27, 2015

Ice Road Truckers has become an obsession for many worldwide, after the TV show launched in 2007. After nine successive seasons, it has gained popularity and notoriety as a show that will have you on the edge of your seat. But the lifestyle isn’t as glamorous as it appears onscreen.

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Categories: Health and Safety, Trucks

Truck Driver Shortage

Truck Driver Shortage
Imy Clarke - On behalf of Alchemy Recruitment, July 30, 2015

The Truck driver shortage in the UK has reached a critical level – there are roughly 45,000 lorry drivers required throughout the country, as estimated by the Freight Transport Association (FTA). Without these drivers, the UK logistics industry could quite literally grind to a halt. In 2013 the road freight industry generated £22.9bn for the UK economy.

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Categories: Job Applications, Trucks

Operation Stack and M20 Traffic Delays

Operation Stack and M20 Traffic Delays
Imy Clarke - On behalf of Alchemy Recruitment, June 30, 2015

Operation stack has now reached phase four with the M20 closed coastbound between junctions 8 and 11, and Londonbound between junctions 9 and 8. The queue of freight traffic is the result of a strike by MyFerryLink workers, which began on 29th June, after DFDS promised to save only 202 of the 600 jobs at risk from the company’s liquidation.

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Categories: Shipping, Trucks

How Safe is Your Freight?

How Safe is Your Freight?
Imy Clarke - On behalf of Alchemy Recruitment, April 30, 2015

Safety is a big issue for logistics companies. The goods you transport from A to B have to remain safe to keep both insurance premiums low and clients satisfied. But what mode of transport is safest?

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The Best Truck Manufacturers and Where to Find Them

The Best Truck Manufacturers and Where to Find Them
Imy Clarke - On behalf of Alchemy Recruitment, October 17, 2014

For trucks that will traverse deserts, mountains and even entire countries, having a quality vehicle is an undisputed must. Here we have put together the list of what we believe are the top five trucking manufacturers and where you can find them.

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Categories: Trucks

Eddie Stobart: Britain’s Best Loved Truckers

Eddie Stobart: Britain’s Best Loved Truckers
Imy Clarke - On behalf of Alchemy Recruitment, April 9, 2014

Eddie Stobart is a British household name. It’s hard to take a trip anywhere in the UK without seeing at least one green liveried truck, and trying to read its name. With a cult following who refer to themselves as the ‘Stobart Saddos’, it’s a company that offers a rich and interesting story.

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Categories: Trucks

Life On the Road

Life On the Road
Imy Clarke - On behalf of Alchemy Recruitment, March 19, 2014

There’s nothing but you and the road. Although it sounds romantic, like it came straight out of a Jack Kerouac novel, life on the road is a vocation. The ‘trucker lifestyle’ offers many challenges, but if you can handle these seven things below, following this career path could be one of the best decisions you make.

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Categories: Trucks