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February 22, 2024

A van-tastic story (or briefly about the birth and development of commercial vans)

Explore the intriguing history and evolution of commercial vans, a crucial element of daily life, from delivering goods to emergency services, and more.

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February 20, 2024

How might the CSRD affect the road transport industry?

Explore the impact of the CSRD on the road transport industry, balancing the need for goods supply and environmental protection.

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January 26, 2024

A little bit of knowledge about tachographs

Explore the essentials of tachographs, a crucial device for truck drivers, monitoring driving time, speed, and distance. Understand its role in the transport industry.

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A van-tastic story (or briefly about the birth and development of commercial vans)

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Coyote - Van story - Coyote Logistics

Vans play a crucial role in our daily lives, delivering packages, furniture, and groceries to stores, transporting children to school, and even serving as mobile vendors for ice cream or kebabs. They're vital for emergency services, carrying the sick to hospitals and enabling police patrols. Tradespeople like plumbers, electricians, and carpenters rely on them to reach clients. And for those born in the 1960s, it's quite amusing to think how many might have been conceived in vans, likely...

How might the CSRD affect the road transport industry?

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Coyote Logistics - How might the CSRD affect the road transport industry - Coyote

Road transport and environmental protection - two areas of human activity that seem to be in complete opposition to each other. We cannot give up the supply of goods, and at the same time, the ongoing climate crisis requires taking a number of actions that will make road logistics more sustainable. On the one hand, we have an increasingly rapid development of alternative drives, and on the other hand, we have legislative initiatives at the level of states and international organizations aimed...

A little bit of knowledge about tachographs

Industry Insights Technology |
Coyote - Tachograph -Coyote Logistics

Tachograph - a device that probably holds no secrets for truck drivers and other professionals in the transport industry. However, not every person operating in the logistics industry needs to know exactly how a tachograph works, which has been a mandatory equipment of trucks operating on European routes for several decades. Let us briefly describe what a tachograph actually is and what it is used for. What is a tachograph? Tachographs are mechanical, analog or digital devices that are...

There will be no sustainability in logistics without the commitment from the drivers of green change

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UPS SCS and Coyote - Sustainability interview - Radhika Ralhan - Christof Thesinga - Coyote Logistics

Sustainability is no longer merely a buzzword;it's a shared responsibility. Addressing the impacts of the climate crisis falls on everyone, from governmental bodies and NGOs to global businesses. The logistics industry, unfortunately, remains one of the most emission-intensive sectors in the global economy. However, change is imperative, and it's already happening. Radhika Ralhan, Sustainability Manager at UPS SCS, and Christof Thesinga, EU VP Marketing at Coyote Logistics, discuss these...

Masterpiecies with a load capacity of over 3.5 tons, or a few words about art trucks from Asia

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Coyote - Art trucks - Asia - Coyote Logistics

The beginning of the new year is Carnival time. And Carnival means lights, colors and unrestrained fun. Did you know that there are places in the world where these attributes also describe trucks? This is no joke - in Asia, there is even an entire street culture created around decorating trucks with intricate graphics and colorful lights. These trucks are true works of art. However, they are not being exhibited in galleries, but continue to transport cargo from point A to B. Japan: Dekotora...

Excellence in logistics in 2024: a New Year’s resolution worth keeping

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Coyote - Logistics excellence in 2024 -Coyote Logistics

Ever since the first half of the 2020s, the logistics industry has been a key pillar of the dynamic development of the global economy. Achieving operational excellence in our industry today is essential for those businesses that want to operate successfully in the competitive landscape of ever-changing logistics and transportation in a globalized economy. The approaching turn of the year is associated with making New Year's resolutions. The fact that we usually don't keep such resolutions is...

Measuring the carbon footprint in a logistics company: a snapshot of basic information

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Coyote - Measuring carbon footprint in logistics - Coyote Logistics

Logistics and transport are the lifeblood of the modern economy. We have clearly seen over the last few years how crucial the efficient functioning of the supply chain is. We experienced supply disruptions caused by global shocks such as the COVID-19 pandemic and Russia's unprovoked attack on Ukraine when the most necessary goods were temporarily missing from store shelves. One of the most important global challenges that we have been struggling with as humanity for a long time, and which the...

What do you need to know about high-risk, high-value loads? Let’s ask the Coyote Logistics expert

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Risikoreiche und hochwertige Ladungen in einem Truck

Once again, we are giving our digital platform to Coyote Logistics experts so that they can share their knowledge and professional experience in various areas of the logistics industry. We will focus on the topic of high-risk and high-value cargo. Today we're talking to Laura Andrews, EU Senior Specialist, Claims at Coyote. Hello Laura! Thank you for your time. Hi! Thanks for having me. Let's start with the basics. What do we define as high-risk, high-value load? In short, we can...

Artificial intelligence in logistics. Is there a place for AI in our industry?

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Coyote - AI in logistics -Coyote Logistics

The development of artificial intelligence (AI) is no longer a walk, not even a run, but a real sprint. AI solutions are rapidly entering new industries, significantly transforming the way various companies operate on a daily basis. Modern logistics is an industry characterized by significant complexity of processes. How can AI change the landscape of our industry in the coming years? Is there any room for support from AI technology in logistics? In this article we will try to answer these...

Logistics on the small screen: TV series about truck drivers

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Coyote - Logistics on the mall screen - Coyote Logistics

A semi-truck driver is a popular type of a cinematic hero, especially for American filmmakers. Everyone probably knows such productions as "Smokey and the Bandit", "Convoy", "Black Dog" or "Over the Top". TV stations around the world have also noticed the story potential behind this profession. Here are some series about truck drivers that are worth your attention. Unlike the film portraits, the series' drivers are more down-to-earth characters, and the plots of episodes - at least in...