Driverless Trucks: Science fiction or just a matter of time?

According to Ti’s latest industry report, there are a number of emerging trends which are likely to have an impact on the fortunes of the European Road Freight sector including not only  technological improvements but also political, legislative and environmental developments. One such development is the rate at which driverless trucks are becoming a reality.…

Would you recommend your parcel carrier?

This post, which first appeared on Ti’s free Logistics Briefing service, comes from Stephen Olugbode. The latest addition to Ti’s Senior Analyst team, Stephen joins from GeoPost where he held the position of Group Research Manager with responsibility for the organisation’s strategic research programmes. At Ti, Stephen will lend his experience and expertise in the…

Container Ship Cruising- Around the World in More Than 80 Days

Telling someone you’ve booked a cruise for your holiday this year will probably conjure up images of plush surroundings, nightly entertainment and copious amounts of food and drink- think Titanic but without the iceberg. Imagine then, trying to explain why you’ve chosen to forgo the entertainment and socialising of a traditional cruise to take your…

European Road Freight Rates: The Cost to Supply Economic Growth

European road freight rates can provide us with many clues about wider economic prosperity. The fortunes of those operating in the European road freight industry are strongly linked to economic growth and, in particular, the success, or lack thereof, of the region’s retailers and manufacturers. Indeed, research undertaken here at Ti for our latest European…