Wincanton has become the first haulier to move containers off the quay at London Gateway, despite the port not officially being open for business. The 10,000 TEU ship ZIM Rotterdam docked at Britain’s newest container port last week, even though it is not scheduled to be fully operational until November. The ship had deviated last-minute from a scheduled call at Felixstowe. Wincanton said that as a result it was forced to devise new routes and delivery schedules as a result […]
NFT is urging food manufacturers and retailers to bring forward availability and adopt strict dispatch time policies during the Olympics, or face a failure to sell their goods in the event of delays. The chilled distribution specialist says real-time monitoring and communication of sales will be key to the success of the supply chain during the Games. “Retailers and manufacturers must reserve capacity at the earliest opportunity to ensure delivery on shelf,” says NFT supply chain director Alex Fisher. He […]
Guidance for operators affected by container weight changes starting today (1 July) has been published, as the sector comes to terms with one of its biggest challenges in recent times.
Abbey Logistics and ADM In the summer of 2019, Abbey Logistics and ADM devised a vision for the combined team. The approach had closer co-operation and collaboration at its core and led to moving Abbey’s team on-site at ADM and creating roles to streamline operations and improve the service ADM gave to its customers.