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4 ways cleanliness is integral to warehouse efficiency this Christmas

Christmas is always a busy time for businesses along the supply chain, but warehouses will face a unique set of challenges this year. Barry Crackett, from Brushtec , shares his insight into the power that cleaning could have on productivity. As the approach to the festive season is combined with a…

  • 4 days ago

Take control with telematics technology

From Black Friday to Christmas, there is going to be an increase in online shopping. So, customers are relying on your drivers to bring purchases to them, your drivers depend on the company’s asset to help with the delivery, and you, as the fleet operator, is shouldering the workload with the…

  • 5 days ago
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Plans for premium logistics hub in Leeds to boost local employment

Leading multi-sector property developer, Caddick Developments, has brought forward plans to deliver a new high-quality logistics and industrial hub at Leeds Valley Park. The proposals would result in a significant employment boost to the area, totalling between 400 and 500 jobs once completed, and…

  • 16/11/2020

What is the True Cost of Returned Goods?

An increase in fulfilled orders means more returns. If you have returns that are still unprocessed, chances are you're losing potential profits, sacrificing warehouse space and wasting labour resources. The Autobag® 650H bagging system helps increase labour productivity and reduce operational…

  • 12/11/2020
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Armstrong Logistics makes major acquisition at Magna Park Lutterworth

Armstrong Logistics has acquired one of the largest units at Magna Park in Lutterworth with the legal support of the Leicester-based law firm Shakespeare Martineau. Armstrong Logistics has taken a second warehouse measuring 377,070 square feet - at an initial investment of more than £5…

  • 10/11/2020

Redwigwam waives fees so logistics businesses can hire the flexible workers they need in the run-up to Christmas

The UK’s biggest flexible working community is waiving its fees to help logistics businesses hire the flexible workers they need to meet the demands of the new surge in coronavirus cases and enable business continuity and resourcing in the crucial Christmas trading period. Redwigwam is…

  • 09/10/2020

Logistics UK comments on The Border Operating Model, published today

"On 13 July 2020, the first iteration of the Border Operating Model was published setting out the core model that all importers and exporters will need to follow from January 2021 as well as the additional requirements for specific products such as live animals, plants, products of animal origin…

  • 08/10/2020

Retailers set for Christmas scramble as second wave of COVID-19 drives consumers online-only 

Online sales will be critical to retailers’ survival over the festive period, as the second-wave of COVID-19 measures hit, according to new research from logistics platform 7bridges and YouGov. The research shows that consumers who do most of their holiday shopping online are likely to spend…

  • 07/10/2020

New Covid ‘red alert’ plans: Britain’s couriers prepare once more for the front door to become the front line

As the Government prepares to introduce controversial new three-tier ‘traffic light’ lockdown rules, ParcelHero says home delivery firms are braced for a Level Three red alert. At the height of the coronavirus national lockdown in March, the Government prioritised delivery drivers as…

  • 07/10/2020

A story of demand, growth and proactive creativity

Ambitious supply chain specialists Aztek Logistics has received the keys to its fifth warehouse in Letchworth Garden City to accommodate a period of extended growth and help investment in the future. The NHS East Ambulance Service thanks Aztek Logistics for its help storing PPE during the…

  • 08/09/2020