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The Importance Of Maintaining Mental Health In Logistics

The logistics industry plays a critical role in keeping our global economy moving by transporting goods and products from one location to another. With the rise of e-commerce and online shopping, the demand for logistics services has increased significantly in recent years, leading to an increasingly competitive and fast-paced environment
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5 Things You Should Know Before Becoming An HGV Driver

Becoming an HGV driver can be an exciting and rewarding career choice, but it's important to know what you're getting into before you dive in. HGV driving requires a certain set of skills and qualifications, as well as a willingness to work long hours and be away from home for
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Transport Apprenticeships In 2023 – What You Need To Know

If you’re just finishing your education or looking to get into a role that doesn’t necessarily follow the traditional path of university, then an apprenticeship may be the ‘road’ for you (no pun intended). With it being National Apprenticeship Week this week, this could be the best time to begin
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How To Be Involved In Veganuary As A Driver

At this time of year, many of us promise to improve ourselves one way or another. Whether it’s keeping a journal, hitting the gym, or starting a new diet! This month, we’re challenging some of you to take on the Veganuary challenge. Healthy eating can be a difficult task for truck
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Our Predictions For The Logistics Industry In 2023

From fuel price hikes and driver shortages to more positive changes like improving infrastructure and the UK’s route to Net Zero, 2022 has served us a whirlwind of unexpected events. But as we see the year draw to a close, we must make expectations for 2023. If the last few years
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Why Our Team Love Drivers Direct!

If you’re looking at a career in logistics, it can be difficult to decipher which companies are not only going to give you the most out for your role, but which businesses go that extra mile (every pun intended) to ensure employees have job satisfaction. At Drivers Direct we pride ourselves
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From the Front Lines to The Cab

“Is It Just Driving?” Roles In Transport Explained By Us

The common misconception about jobs in the logistics industry is that it's “just driving” but in actual fact it is much, MUCH more than that. The Transportation and Logistics industry is a broad, all-encompassing term for what is, as we all know, a very complex and meticulously planned supply chain. The
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