Companies growing revenues not emissions during COVID

Latest insight from Transport2 shows that it is not all economic doom and gloom out there, as there are some industry sectors and companies bucking the COVID downturn during 2020. Transport2 specialises in providing dedicated coach or minibus transport for company staff between central hubs and client offices, call centres, outlets, warehouses or factories. As…

A new normal, the same old commute?

NEW COVID-19 MEASURES Click to view full-size There is a common misconception that the new measures introduced by the UK Government this week for multi-household gatherings in England are more restrictive, when actually they are less so for many indoor gatherings, and similar for meeting outdoors. The new “Rule of Six”, launched on 14th September…

Transport2 accelerates shared transport revolution with appointment of new CEO

Transport2, the market-leading provider of transport management services behind the Kura platform (incorporating CoachHire.com), has announced the appointment of Godfrey Ryan as CEO as it continues its mission to reduce car use and create safer, greener journeys. “As an employer, and parent, I can relate strongly to Transport2’s mission to create safer, greener shared transport…

Social distanced services and contact-tracing technology introduced to protect employees travelling to work

Shared transport specialist Kura has updated its award-winning vehicle tracking technology, creating a tailored solution to help returning businesses maintain safe social distancing for their employees travelling to work. As Britain begins to return to work, a combination of reduced public transport services and overcrowding mean that public transport is not a safe, viable option…

CEO to Step Down

The board of Transport2 has announced that its founder and CEO, Mathew Hassell, is to step down with immediate effect, after completing the establishment of its new brands Kura Education and Kura Corporate. These two technology-led offers will form a new, strategic focus for the business. Kura Education, which won Management Today’s 2020 NextGen Business…

Keeping Business Moving

A Safer, Smarter, Greener Commute Reduced train timetables and crowded, reduced public transport services during a return to work under social distancing are causing businesses to look elsewhere for transport solutions for their staff. As the average commute in the UK is over 9 miles, this puts walking and cycling out or reach for many…

Open letter to UK Leaders During Covid-19 Crisis

Open Letter on behalf of the coach, minibus and taxi industries to UK Leaders   Dear Sir/Madam,   Like many sectors, private transport businesses up and down the land have adjusted to the new realities of Britain under lockdown owing to the coronavirus pandemic. In these extraordinary times, our collective response has been to echo…