City centres are facing a massive challenge due to congestion and pollution. For example, journey times in Central London have been rising 12% year-on-year. All city centres are experiencing a greater number of van and truck traffic – likely down to the immense change that e-commerce is bringing. Read more
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
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
We have been engaged by a well-known UK retail brand to tender their UK transport operations for store deliveries from their National Distribution Centre (NDC) in Rotherham, South Yorkshire.
The requirement is to collect predominantly palletised product from the Rotherham NDC and deliver to the company’s estate of 200+ retail stores.
As you have no doubt noticed, the last decade or so has seen the world shrink dramatically, with technology and free societies breaking down the barriers of culture, time, and language to create a world economy that is truly globalised.