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European trailer market Lead-Times index, presented by TIP
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European trailer market Lead-Times index, presented by TIP

What is the current state of the trailer market? TIP’s Lead-Times Index provides key insights for transport professionals looking to prepare for the future. Hot off the press, this article shares the current state of the market through our index that has been updated up to September 2023. Our sourcing team is also sharing its recommendations for how to respond to these changing market circumstances.
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Secure parking: keeping drivers and loads safe
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Secure parking: keeping drivers and loads safe

Truck drivers are vital to keeping the economy running efficiently, whatever the company or industry they are driving for. Without them, the shipment and delivery of goods would be severely limited. With routine journeys often covering long distances across many borders, modern safe and secure parking is crucial for truck drivers to rest and to be able to recuperate, thus enabling them to perform their jobs effectively and safely.
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TIP Used - Buyer’s Guide
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TIP Used - Buyer’s Guide

Here's our buyer’s guide to help you find the bestpossible second-hand trailers and trucks to add to your fleet
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The future of tyre safety: how Tyre Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMS) are evolving
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The future of tyre safety: how Tyre Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMS) are evolving

New regulations mandating the installation of TPMS on trailers has been and is being introduced, making it a hot topic in the transportation industry. This article aims to provide a quick guide to TPMS and its present challenges.
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Latest News

Curtain Recycling Scheme Raises Funds for FBB&G

Curtain Recycling Scheme Raises Funds for FBB&G

Our EHS team, with the support of our branch operations teams, raised £1,090 for this years charity bike ride by recycling used trailer curtains rather than allowing them to be discarded at landfill.
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TIP trials solar-powered refrigerated trailer

TIP trials solar-powered refrigerated trailer

TIP is embarking on a 12-month trial in the UK of a zero-emission, battery and solar-powered transport refrigeration unit (TRU) that has been fitted to one of its refrigerated trailers (reefers).
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TIP is exhibiting at Truckfest North East

TIP is exhibiting at Truckfest North East

TIP will again be at Truckfest on 1st and 2nd June, this time in Wolsingham, near Bishop Auckland, with our team ready to discuss our available career opportunities, including via our Mechanic Academy.
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