Automation: Learning the secrets of uptime
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Automation: Learning the secrets of uptime

Automation offers a route forward for hard-pressed e-fulfilment operations – particularly, when it comes to packaging processes. But how do you build in operational resilience? What are the…

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No online sales tax is good news – for now
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No online sales tax is good news – for now

For online retailers what the Chancellor of the Exchequer did not announce in his Spring Budget statement was arguably more significant than anything that he did unveil, says…

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XPO Logistics and Nestlé Unveil UK Digital Distribution Warehouse of the Future
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XPO Logistics and Nestlé Unveil UK Digital Distribution Warehouse of the Future

XPO Logistics, a leading global provider of transport and logistics solutions, and Nestlé, the world’s largest food and beverage company, have today announced that their flagship distribution centre…

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CHAS urges construction industry to embrace Common Assessment Standard following data sharing agreement roll out
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CHAS urges construction industry to embrace Common Assessment Standard following data sharing agreement roll out

CHAS, the supply chain risk management expert, is encouraging the construction industry to embrace the new Common Assessment Standard following the announcement of a data-sharing agreement between the…

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AMCO TARGET RETAIL LOGISTICS SECTOR AND BRCGS  CERTIFIED BUSINESSES SUPPLY CHAIN
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AMCO TARGET RETAIL LOGISTICS SECTOR AND BRCGS CERTIFIED BUSINESSES SUPPLY CHAIN

Amco are picking up on the industry demand for specialist storage and transport in the retail sector by seeking partnerships and new customers that require service levels to…

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Partnership distributes 20,000 ‘thank you’ bags to frontline NHS workers
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Partnership distributes 20,000 ‘thank you’ bags to frontline NHS workers

More than 20,000 gift-bags for NHS staff have been distributed to frontline workers during the coronavirus pandemic – thanks to a partnership between leading sampling agency, The Goody Bag Company, and full-service logistics provider, Lemonpath.  Initially the project planned…

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Toy story
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Toy story

Constraints to business expansion, presented by manual packing, lead one international logistics business to invest in fast, fit-to-size automated packaging technology. Established in 2015, Global Freight Management Hersden…

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Tea time for Walker
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Tea time for Walker

Rare Tea, a company that has sourced the world’s best teas directly from growers and supplied restaurants, bars, hotels and retail outlets since 2004, has outsourced responsibility for…

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Fall in exports & imports – industry reaction
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Fall in exports & imports – industry reaction

Figures released by the Office for National Statistics today show that exports to the EU fell by 40.7% in January 2021, equivalent to £5.6bn ($7.8bn) less trade with the…

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Over half of fleet drivers have experienced decline in mental health this winter
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Over half of fleet drivers have experienced decline in mental health this winter

35% of fleet drivers experienced a rise in stress levels due to the pandemic Nearly 1 in 3 drivers have been working longer hours throughout the pandemic, with…

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