Transport & Distribution Articles

Deliveries are the “beating heart” of ecommerce. Here’s how mid-size retailers can keep at peak fitness

Deliveries are the “beating heart” of ecommerce. Here’s how mid-size retailers can keep at peak fitness

By Jeroen Terheggen, VP for Mid-Market, nShift.

What happens after the customer clicks “buy” often determines whether they will buy again or go elsewhere. The manner, speed, and experience around deliveries is a key “moment of truth” for the customer relationship.

But many mid-size retailers (those shipping between 10,000 and 1 million parcels each year) struggle to get the delivery experience right.

Bathroom Mountain appoints new delivery partner in three year deal

Bathroom Mountain appoints new delivery partner in three year deal

AIT Worldwide Logistics company, Panther Logistics is celebrating its latest contract win, which is its biggest this year. 

CargoTech: Synergies and success strategies

CargoTech: Synergies and success strategies

When a group of companies joins forces to pursue a common goal, the potential for synergies extends far beyond the purely commercial level. CargoTech’s members illustrate its many benefits...

FMI view: ‘The future of packaging: Smart bundling machines and Industry 4.0’

FMI view: ‘The future of packaging: Smart bundling machines and Industry 4.0’

The global bundling machine market is estimated to hit a valuation of USD 4,095 million in 2024 and anticipated to reach a value of USD 5,721.3 million by 2034.

Sales revenue of bundling machines industry is projected to rise at a CAGR of 3.4% over the forecast period. The revenue generated by bundling machine in 2023 was USD 3,979.5 million. The industry is anticipated to exhibit a Y-o-Y growth of 2.5% in 2024.

Registration now open for AntwerpXL 2024: XL-ing in Breakbulk, Project Cargo, Ro-Ro and Heavy Lift

Registration now open for AntwerpXL 2024: XL-ing in Breakbulk, Project Cargo, Ro-Ro and Heavy Lift

Easyfairs has officially opened registration for this year's exclusive AntwerpXL (AXL) event at the Antwerp Expo in Belgium, taking place from 8 October to 10th 2024.

How AI can aid the transport industry

How AI can aid the transport industry

By Amelie Johnson, freelance writer.

Artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly making its way into every industry, and the transport sector is no exception. Thanks to this innovative tool, we can now take trips (and transport cargo) in a way that is much more efficient, safe and sustainable.

The Maritime Masterplan awarded 210 million euros to accelerate the energy transition

The Maritime Masterplan awarded 210 million euros to accelerate the energy transition

The Maritime Masterplan has been awarded 210 million euros from the National Growth Fund to accelerate the energy transition.

Seven third party logistics SMEs train HGV drivers through Skills Bootcamps scheme

Seven third party logistics SMEs train HGV drivers through Skills Bootcamps scheme

HGVC, the HGV training specialist, is helping seven SME third party logistics firms train existing employees as part of its majority-funded Skills Bootcamps in HGV Driving scheme. 

Recycling Protocols for Heavy Machinery: Challenges and Solutions

Recycling Protocols for Heavy Machinery: Challenges and Solutions

By Sarah Meyers, freelance writer.

Recycling heavy machinery is a complex yet crucial aspect of modern waste management and environmental conservation. As industries evolve and machinery ages, the need to properly dismantle and recycle these massive structures becomes increasingly significant.

5 ways weather-resistant packaging protects your goods during transit

5 ways weather-resistant packaging protects your goods during transit

With 60% of businesses in the UK currently facing supply chain issues, many are struggling to provide a perfect service to customers. 

BlueBox Systems introduces BlueBoxCargo

BlueBox Systems introduces BlueBoxCargo

BlueBox Systems, provider of logistics visibility solutions, has launched BlueBoxCargo, an advanced tracking solution that combines the best features of BlueBoxAir and BlueBoxOcean.

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