Second Spanish site for Speedy

Same day courier Speedy Freight has open a second branch in mainland Spain in Madrid city centre, close to Atocha railway station. It will be headed up by manager Gabriel Moyano, who is aiming to recruit between six and eight full time staff to support his existing team. In July 2021, Speedy Freight launched its first international site in the Orihuela Costa area of Alicante and has continued to expand ... [+]

LGV operators need international licence from 21 May

Courier company Speedy Freight has produced a guide to coming changes to international freight licenses, which come into effect on 21 May. UK freight drivers operating Light Goods Vehicles (LGVs) will require an international operating licence to operate in Europe, as a result of continuing post-Brexit regulation changes. It will be required ... [+]

Goods Movement barcodes a must from January, warns courier

Hauliers will be responsible for ensuring their drivers have a Goods Movement Reference (GMR) barcode, in addition to the Transit Accompanying Document (TAD) and Movement Reference Number (MRN) barcode, warns courier Speedy Freight. Although easy to produce, via the Government website, the new GMR barcodes are only valid for the exact ... [+]

Spain is Speedy Freight’s European springboard

UK national courier company Speedy Freight has launched its first ever EU branch, in Spain.  Headed by manager Ian Boardman, it is in the Orihuela Costa area of Alicante. As well as providing specialist courier services to the provinces of Valencia and Murcia, the branch will also be taking on jobs throughout the Iberian Peninsula.  The company said ... [+]

Shipments set to slow, warns Speedy Freight

Six months on from the end of the transition period between the UK and EU governments, driver shortages remain the single biggest crisis in the haulage industry, says courier, Speedy Freight.  The current shortage, which affects both HGV drivers and drivers of small vans is due many European drivers leaving the country ... [+]

Stuck in a queue with just a portaloo

The welfare of drivers stuck in queues trying to cross the Channel has become the biggest Brexit issue, says express courier firm Speedy Freight. Its drivers report that facilities are not adequate for either the number of drivers delayed, or the length of time drivers are forced to wait. One driver ... [+]

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