Transport & Distribution Articles

Johnston Logistics UK invests in latest technology to enhance clients’ logistics

Johnston Logistics UK invests in latest technology to enhance clients’ logistics

Logistics provider Johnston Logistics UK has invested further in its Warehouse Management System (WMS) to boost productivity and provide clients with even greater access to information.

cargo-partner offers combined rail and sea transport solution from Western China via ‘Land-Sea Corridor’

cargo-partner offers combined rail and sea transport solution from Western China via ‘Land-Sea Corridor’

The international transport and info-logistics provider offers an intermodal transport service connecting the west of China with the ASEAN region as well as Europe.

Lack of financial support is placing insecure workers at risk

Lack of financial support is placing insecure workers at risk

Following recent research that has brought to light that workers in insecure jobs are twice as likely to die of Covid, Aleksandra Flack, a senior employment lawyer at Langleys Solicitors, commented: “This increase in the chance of death for those in insecure roles can be linked to the lack of financial support available to them.

Department store chain Belk thrives during the pandemic aided by ship-from-store capabilities supported by Logistyx Technologies

Department store chain Belk thrives during the pandemic aided by ship-from-store capabilities supported by Logistyx Technologies

US department store Belk thrived as e-commerce orders surged during the pandemic by having ship-from-store order fulfilment facilities already in place across its 291 store locations with the help of parcel shipping software from Logistyx Technologies.

New industry Trends Report uncovers shifting priorities after COVID

New industry Trends Report uncovers shifting priorities after COVID

AntwerpXL, the award-winning event dedicated to breakbulk, heavy lift and project cargo, has released its first Trends Report ahead of its return to Antwerp Expo,  Belgium, on 7-9 December 2021.

The report, which surveyed the opinions of senior decision makers from a range of business types across the breakbulk supply chain, includes a deep dive into the perceptions around challenges including market volatility, competition and declining profitability, as well as opportunities including investments in renewables, green shipping and offshore oil and gas. 

Siemens: Helping fleet operators transition to full electric trucks in urban areas

Siemens: Helping fleet operators transition to full electric trucks in urban areas

Trucks are responsible for a disproportionate amount of greenhouse gases on the EU’s roads.  In a study by Transport & Environment, trucks were found to have generated 22% of road transport CO2 emissions yet only accounted for less than 2% of the overall traffic on Europe’s roads*.

HTF transport drives efficiency gains with BigChange

HTF transport drives efficiency gains with BigChange

Heavy-lift transport specialist HTF has deployed the latest mobile technology as part of a real-time paperless system that has transformed the business in 6 months.

Crimestoppers and Counter Terrorism Policing launch PORTSAFE campaign urging workers to be extra vigilant about criminal and terror activities

Crimestoppers and Counter Terrorism Policing launch PORTSAFE campaign urging workers to be extra vigilant about criminal and terror activities

The charity Crimestoppers has launched an industry-facing campaign in partnership with Counter Terrorism Policing aimed at those who work and use commercial maritime ports.

How can delivery drivers handle the COVID induced growth of e-commerce?

How can delivery drivers handle the COVID induced growth of e-commerce?

In 2020, the world stood still as an unpredictable COVID-19 rearranged everything we thought we knew. High street retailers began closing their doors to curb the spread of COVID, whilst online retailers found new doors opening as consumers moved their spending online.

Waterline keeps the nation's homes fully furnished with help from PODFather

Waterline keeps the nation's homes fully furnished with help from PODFather

Waterline, the provider of kitchen, bedroom and office furniture and fittings, relies on PODFather's electronic proof of delivery technology to help track and manage its nationwide distribution operation.

Global logistics solutions provider signs at St. Modwen Park Burton

Global logistics solutions provider signs at St. Modwen Park Burton

St. Modwen Logistics has completed a deal with ecommerce fulfilment solutions provider, Super Smart Service (SSS), at its 50-acre logistics development in Burton-upon-Trent.

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