Spain -Uk-spain Routes run regularly

Spain -Uk-spain Routes run regularly

Friday, 5 May 2017

What does that mean ? #Haulage

What does that mean ? #Haulage

As with all industry there are plenty of terms that get banded about below are a few of them and what they mean
  • Goods in transit Insurance ? Simple the type of insurance you need to carry goods for hire or reward 
  • Hire or Reward ? been paid to carry goods or people 
  • Dummarage ?  A charge a haulier may charge for delay to unloading /loading after a agreed unloading period has a lapsed
  • Gwt ?   Gross weight tonnage the maximum weight of a van/truck with the weight of it and the load combined 
  • Train weight ? The weight combined with a trailer 
  • C+E ? The licence required to drive the largest trucks on UK road the artic (Paul holds his C+E) 
  • Box Van ? A solid side van or Truck, like our Luton van 
  • Ton ? UK Ton = 1000kg 
  • Euro 6 ?  Euro 1 - 6 is an engine emission spec set by the EU with Euro 6 been the latest our Van is Euro 6 
  • LEZ ? low emission zone/ London Emission zone which with our fleet been euro 6 meet there are numerous Lez in Europe in most cities 
  • DVSA ? Was Vosa and the Dvla they have merged (UK regulator ) 
  • Light haulage ?  (US ) Hauling of goods using vans and truck below 7.5 tons like our 3.5 ton Luton
  • Euro Pallet ? Smaller than a standard pallet  (about 2/3 size )
  • Cubic metre ? https://europeanrelocationservicesspain.blogspot.com.es/2017/05/what-is-cubic-metre.html
  • Bob tail ? This term only applies to articulated lorries but I have included it as it is a weird one what it means (and I don't know why it is called this) is when an artic runs unit only with no trailer



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