Haulage News

All of the latest news from the SNAP Account headquarters

6th December 2018

10 of the best tracking software and services for fleet operators

The use of GPS by the haulage industry has allowed fleet operators to track vehicles as well as boost efficiency and drive down various costs. Many products, services and companies have emerged as the demand for solutions has grown, but with so many choices available, it can be hard to differentiate between them. That’s why we’ve researched a number of fleet tracking systems to create a rundown of some of the best tracking software on the market.

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17 September 2018

10% OFF All Screenwash at the SNAP Online Shop

Our Online Shop has a great range of products for drivers, everything that they may need for a life on the roads, all in one convenient place to save time and effort. And as much as we don’t like to talk about it, Winter will soon be with us

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29 August 2018

IAA CV Show in Hanover and Our Newest Sites

After months of intensive planning, we will soon be heading to Germany to exhibit at the World Famous IAA CV Show in Hannover from September 20th to 27th. To say this is a big event is a huge understatement

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31 July 2018

Gearing up for Truckfest Scotland

After a great weekend at Convoy in the park, we’ve packed the van up again and will soon be making the long journey from Norfolk up to Edinburgh for this weekend’s Truckfest!

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9th July 2018

Brazilian Truck Driver Strike Brought Country To A Standstill

Towards the end of May this year, truck drivers in Brazil announced that they would be striking. Their decision was in response to a law being changed that had previously ensured that oil sold domestically was cheaper than that sold internationally.

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20 June 2018

Getting Ready for Truckfest Malvern

It doesn’t seem that long ago that we were neck deep in goodie bags at Truckfest Peterborough, but time flies!

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7 June 2018

Secure Your Site With SNAP

As some of you may have heard, in March of this year, thieves managed to steal over 1.5 million powerful prescription painkillers from an HGV that was parked at a service station. SNAP`s Access and Security division can now assist sites in the prevention of any such incidents.

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17 May 2018

Some Fantastic New Sites in the SNAP Network

We are always working to expand our network of parking sites, both within the UK and Europe, and we have some great new sites to announce!

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8th May 2018

A Great Time at Truckfest Peterborough

What a great weekend! We’re back in the office today after having a fantastic Bank Holiday weekend in Peterborough for the year’s first Truckfest.

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30 April 2018

Back from The CV Show and on to the Next Event

We’re back in the office today after a long, hard week at the CV Show. As always, it was a huge undertaking with an awful lot of planning and preparation, but it went incredibly well and we were very pleased with how it went.

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26 April 2018

New Daily Checks Feature for Intruck

We’re delighted to announce the launch of the brand new Daily Checks feature on our partner app intruck.

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11 April 2018

Getting Ready for Truckfest Peterborough

It doesn’t seem that long ago that we were packing up our stand and leaving Truckfest Cheshire; all the way back in September last year, it was our last event of 2017. But the months have gone by quickly and we’re already getting things ready for this year’s events, kicking off in less than a month at Truckfest Peterborough.

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26 March 2018

Team SNAP Does Only the Brave for EAAA

As some of you might know, over the weekend just gone, a team of SNAP employees took part in a (very) muddy 6-mile obstacle course through the Suffolk countryside.....

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19 January 2018

Help Us Support East Anglian Air Ambulance

It’s not uncommon for people to start exercising more and getting into shape in the new year, but here at SNAP, our reasons may be a bit different

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9th January 2018

What to Expect in 2018

With new sites, new customers, new employees and new services, 2017 was a fantastic and very successful year for us.

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2nd January 2018

We are Hiring

Were looking for an Ecommerce Accounts Administrator

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14 December 2017

2017 - A Huge Year For UK Haulage

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24 November 2017

HGV Parking in Kent Needs Drastic Improvement

The lack of parking around Ashford and Dover, combined with new, harsh penalties for drivers has ruffled a few feathers

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15 November 2017

We Are Hiring Again!

Were looking for new team members to join us here at SNAP Account; roles in admin and credit control are available, as well as a Sites Liaison.

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18th September 2017

Truckfest Cheshire

It’s all over! This weekend just gone was the last Truckfest for 2017, with the festival season kicking off all the way back in May, we’ve been all over the country, finally finishing in lovely Knutsford.

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6th September 2017

Truckfest Kent

We’ve just wrapped up the penultimate Truckfest of the year, this time it was held at Hop Farm, down in Kent.

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29th August 2017

We’re Hiring

We’re expanding and looking to fill the following positions: ’Junior Graphic Designer’, ’Experienced Web Developer’, ’Telesales Executive’ and ’Ecommerce Purchaser’

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9th August 2017

Truckfest Edinburgh

We’re back in the office and just about recovered from our first ever Truckfest Scotland. Last weekend, we made the journey north for our debut at Truckfest in Edinburgh.

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19th July 2017

Truckfest Newark

We’re all back in the office after our third Truckfest of 2017, this weekend just gone we were in Newark for the Original Truckfest and, as usual, had a fantastic time!

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6th July 2017

Even More Regulation and Harsh Plans for London Road Users

It’s pretty common knowledge that the streets of London aren’t exactly famed for their fresh air and lately there have been even more ideas announced to curb emissions in the capital.

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5th July 2017

Malvern Truckfest

Truckfest Malvern is always a highlight of our year, despite the lengthy drive and Satnav related mishaps it was a brilliant weekend for us.

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15th June 2017

Getting prepped for Truckfest Malvern and a new app coming soon!

We’re back in Truckfest prep mode as we get ready for the Wales and Southwest event coming up in a few weeks.

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11th May 2017

Intruck App Coming Soon

After months of development and testing, we are happy to announce that our new app Intruck will soon be released.

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9th May 2017

Truckfest Peterborough

Wow, what a weekend. We just got back from the first Truckfest of the year in Peterborough and we all had a fantastic time there. Despite the wind and the clouds, there was an impressive turnout.

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5th April 2017

Gearing up for Truckfest

It’s that time of year again; the clocks have changed, the sun’s coming out more and we’ve put our hats and scarves away – Truckfest is just around the corner!

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15th March 2017

Illegally High Pollution and Why the New Rules for London are Flawed

Later this year a new ‘Toxicity Charge’ for older, more polluting vehicles will be created in central London and in 2020 plans are in place for an ‘Ultra Low Emission Zone’.

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20th January 2017

The Road Ahead for the Haulage Industry

What is in store for the haulage industry in 2017? We have taken a look into some things you could expect to see this year.

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14th December 2016

Christmas Rush Exposes Shortfall in HGV Drivers

Christmas is just around the corner and companies are getting ready. From turkeys to sprouts, baubles to mince pies, so much of what makes Christmas has to be transported all across the UK.

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25th November 2016

Heathrow Expansion Plans

For over a decade, London’s Heathrow airport has been operating at 98% capacity, but having lost the title of World’s Busiest International Airport, how do they plan to expand?

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25th November 2016

Plans to Ban 35,000 Trucks From Operating in London

London mayor Sadiq Khan has announced his plans to ban up to 35,000 HGVs from operating in the capital by 2020.

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12th November 2016

Avoid late payment fines for the Dartford Crossing

The Dartford Crossing, introduced the automatic Dart Charge system in November 2014. Two years on are you still incurring unnecessary fines?

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18th October 2016

Paying for a truckstop with or without SNAP

SNAP Account is the hassle-free method of paying for parking. We compare the process of paying for a truckstop with or without a SNAP Account.

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22nd September 2016

Autumn Guides Packed & Posted

After a lengthy and tiresome evening (which some members of staff thought would never end), the team have packed and posted the new Autumn Driver’s Guide.

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21st September 2016

Truckfest Cheshire

This weekend saw the final Truckfest event of the year in sunny Cheshire.

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8th September 2016

Truckfest Kent

It was another excellent weekend at Truckfest South East for the SNAP team with this year’s show being moved to the iconic Hop Farm.

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23rd August 2016

SNAP at Truckfest East in Norwich

Truckfest East was held over the course of the weekend for the first time in 15 years at the Norfolk Showground. SNAP Account once again attended and sponsored the show.

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