Logistics managers are being urged to seek absolute clarity over forklift Thorough Examinations, after it was revealed lift trucks are involved in 50% more serious accidents than HGVs.
May 14, 2018
The trend for employees at transport and logistics organisations to use whistleblowing hotlines has accelerated following last year's Hollywood harassment scandals.
New research shows a 7% increase in calls in 2017 according to Expolink, European provider of outsourced speak up "whistleblowing" services.
May 01, 2018
Initiatives such as the Renewable Energy Directive and Paris Agreement have provided businesses with a blueprint on combatting climate change.
May 01, 2018
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will shake up data privacy regulations, but John Green, chief operating officer at training provider System Group, believes many in the transport and logistics sector remain unprepared for its arrival this month.
Can companies build a more resilient last-mile delivery operations in today’s competitive landscape?
Apr 23, 2018
By Maarten Hemmes, CarPal CEO & Founder.
As logistics is changing rapidly, more companies continue to look for ways to improve and optimise their last-mile delivery based on customer's demands and pressure from upcoming trends in the market.
Apr 17, 2018
Consumer packaged goods (CPG), once purchased almost exclusively in stores, are quickly moving into the digital realm as more and more consumers are researching and purchasing CPG products online.
This is according to survey findings released from Periscope By McKinsey, which offers a suite of Marketing & Sales Analytics Solutions to help companies achieve sustainable revenue growth.
Apr 09, 2018
If a pedestrian walks into the 'blind spot' of a forklift truck, there is potential for an accident to occur. The driver may not notice the person before it is too late, or even not at all.
Apr 09, 2018
By Andrew Galliers, senior manager and transport and logistics expert at accountancy firm, Menzies LLP.
The transport and logistics sector is facing a tricky problem - how to balance rocketing consumer demand for goods, delivered increasingly quickly, with challenges posed by Brexit and increasing competition.
Apr 03, 2018
Following the confirmation from the Swiss Federal Office of Civil Aviation, Zurich Airport has extended Swissport's Ground Handling licence by seven years.
Apr 02, 2018
Manufacturing & Logistics IT spoke to a number of experts from the vendor and analyst communities about recent trends and ongoing areas of development within the world of Transportation Management Systems.