IS YOUR DATA WORKING FOR YOU? - Free support and funding contributions for your logistics business

TALE - Transport and Logistical Efficiencies is supported by the European Regional Development Fund and managed by the Haven Gateway Partnership.

This project supports SMEs in the Logistics sector to better understand and analyse their data to increase their efficiency.  It also helps them to understand cyber security and the implications on their data.  Specialist expertise is provided by the University of Essex and University of Kent.


  • Safeguard Your Data -Improve cyber security and comply with GDPR
  • Improve Customer Insight - Market intelligence to reduce costs and grow sales
  • Use Data Strategically -Launch new Products and implement innovation

SMEs are able to book a 1 to 1 free data assessment: to get a diagnostic support plan to identify opportunities on better data use opportunities.  TALE also offers free workshops on topics in the field of data exploitation: for latest dates please visit Events

Funding contributions (40% of the total value of your business case, non-repayable cash) can be spent to implement your company's growth plans, for example starting a new service, buying software or employing a data specialist.

Businesses in Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex can call Sian Dowell 07739971659 or Patrick Maynard 07739971658. Those in Kent and East Sussex can call Fred Thomas 07739971665 Or email  Visit the TALE website for further information


Check Your Eligibility for Tale:

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Are you an SME - A small or medium enterprise employing fewer than 250 employees, turnover less than Euro50M/£44M OR a balance sheet less than Euro43/£38M and no more than 25% owned by another company? *
Are you a logistics company or does your company have a logistics function - i.e. the movement of goods and their associated supply chains - this includes the transport sector as well as any industry with a significant logistics operation? *