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Logistics is often made more complicated than it needs to be. Many hauliers and couriers specialise in just one type of freight or geographical focus, forcing the customer to utilise several carriers to meet their distribution requirements.  These needs can typically include: Pallet collection and delivery; Parcel distribution; Full loads; ...
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Moving abroad? Let Acclaim take the stress of storage and shipping!

Moving home or business is regularly included in ‘Top 10’ lists of stressful life events, but when this move includes relocation overseas, the level of stress and complication is magnified.  At a time when you are trying to organise your new life, job, schools and home, you want to know ...
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How Can Acclaim Help Your eBay or Gumtree Business?

Are postage costs crippling your successful eBay or Gumtree business? Here at Acclaim, we are often asked whether we provide parcel or pallet distribution for small or adhoc consignments, like those relating to eBay or Gumtree sales, and the answer is always yes!  We offer fast, reliable and efficient distribution ...
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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year….

This festive season, Acclaim are proud to be sponsoring ‘Age UK Isle of Wight presents- A Christmas Film Festival’.   Age UK are inviting Island residents to Newport’s Cineworld Cinema for the fourth annual event of the ‘Christmas Film Festival’ to watch exclusive screenings of Christmas classics. For a donation ...
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brexit impact on businesses

The Importance of EU Drivers post-Brexit

The current HGV driver shortage is one of the most significant challenges facing the transport sector, with an estimated deficit of 59,000 drivers.  Reasons given for the shortfall include an ageing workforce, low unemployment and difficulties in attracting younger people into the industry; however, a significant and growing reason includes ...
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Why Are More Areas Banning HGVs from Driving on Rural Roads?

It is not uncommon for news articles to be published focusing on the chaos caused by HGV drivers attempting to drive on country lanes. In recent years, the number of issues reported has increased, with an equal rise in calls from the public to penalise those that break traffic regulations. ...
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Hospice Wedding Plea Answered by Acclaim and Friend of the Animals

Earlier this month, we were delighted to assist with an urgent appeal from Marie Curie Hospice in Solihull, Birmingham to deliver two wedding dresses from the Isle of Wight to the Hospice in time for a very special wedding. Newport-based charity Friends of the Animals was made aware of a ...
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Wightlink Warriors Go From Strength to Strength

As proud sponsors of Isle of Wight Speedway team, the Wightlink Warriors, we were delighted to hear that 2019 is shaping up to be their best season yet! The Warriors’ National League side has done incredibly well so far this year, winning the Cliff Peasley trophy in a high-profile meeting ...
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Report Finds Increased HGV Speed Limits Have Improved Road Safety

What was the aim of the lorry speed limit change? Collisions involving heavy goods vehicles regularly result in road casualties, and one contributing factor has been found to be the difference in speed between HGVs and other road users. Following a series of reports reviewing data on road traffic accidents, ...
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Brexit Impact on Businesses in the Logistics Industry

For the transport and logistics industry there has been endless speculation on how Brexit will impact the way we trade with the EU, with potential repercussions cited across all areas of the supply chain. Although Brexit discussions are ongoing, the FTA has reminded logistics businesses not to be ‘lulled into ...
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