Get Ready For Logistics Disruption in 2018 and Beyond

May 5, 2017

From warehouse robots and delivery drones to anticipatory logistics, the logistics sector is in a period of rapid, major transformation. With the expanding potential of disruptive technologies and new players in the market challenging the status quo, the future supply chain will look very different to today. Businesses, and their logistics partners, must learn to adapt swiftly and get ready for logistics disruption in 2018 and beyond. Read more

UK Logistics Sector Disappointed by Spring Budget 2017

March 22, 2017

The 2017 Spring Budget was mixed news for the logistics sector, with most industry commentators left feeling decidedly disappointed. As expected, Chancellor Philip Hammond showed little appetite for new spending ahead of Brexit negotiations and made very few investment promises for transport. Read more

How to Ensure Shipping Efficiency

March 2, 2017

Supply Chains are only ever as strong as their weakest link. However, in reality some of those links have a greater impact on the overall success of the supply chain than others. Perhaps the most notable is logistics, the end point of each stage, and crucially, the end point of the entire stage. Read more

Amazon is Developing an App for Truckers – Why?

January 16, 2017

Amazon, the eRetail giant, is no stranger to making waves in the supply chain industry. However, something new is afoot, in the form of an app for truckers. The Amazon app for truckers, which is scheduled to launch in summer of this year, looks set to connect drivers directly to shippers. Read more

Outsourcing Logistics – 5 Key Points to Consider

December 2, 2016

Outsourcing logistics operations is an upward trend in the UK, with the UK Logistics sector now seeing revenues of £55bn per year. If you are one of the many companies that are considering outsourcing their logistics operations to a 3rd party logistics provider (3PL), or retendering their existing outsourced operations, here are five key points that you should consider. Read more

Post-Brexit Fuel Price Increases. A Blessing in Disguise?

August 1, 2016

The drop in Sterling’s value after the Brexit vote has seemingly rattled some oil suppliers world-wide, and they’re seeking compensation. So, whether you voted Leave or Remain, if your business is dependent upon UK transport operations, it will now be footing the bill of the recent fuel price increases. Read more