As the UK prepares to go to the polls on 8 June, logistics trade bodies have released their own ‘manifestos’ calling for the next Government to boost the sector by investing heavily in infrastructure and delivering ‘frictionless’ trade with the EU after Brexit. Read more
Those responsible for supply chain management are well-versed in preparing for disruption if they want to maintain efficiency and weather the storms that affect a global industry. Typically attention has focused on Asia as being the hotbed for disruption, but a recently published report by Resilinc reveals that North America has overtaken Asia for disruption events in supply chains. Read more
For several years now it has been necessary to view UK supply chains as entirely integral with a wider concept of a global supply chain. In many ways, with global trade barriers at their historically low levels, free trade was booming and seemingly borderless. But what’s in store for 2017? Read more
In this article, Alan Griffin, who is our Warehouse Design Consultant, explores what Brexit will mean for warehousing, not only the UK, but also the wider EU. Alan looks at both the threats and the opportunities for warehousing post-Brexit.
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