Whether it is a major infrastructure project or small housing development, construction sites nowadays have to provide toilets, washing facilities and areas to rest and eat – creating a large demand for temporary amenities, writes Simon Jack. For Garic, which supplies equipment to meet such needs, this creates a complex logistical challenge. There is a huge diversity in the type of equipment needed and a wide variety of delivery points. But as well as managing the movement of equipment efficiently […]
The Canute Group has appointed a new operations director, Gary Sharp, with a remit to make the transport and warehousing divisions of the business more efficient.
If Elon Musk can send a car into space on reusable rocket boosters, then surely a down-to-earth electric truck travelling 500 miles on a single charge isn’t beyond the capabilities of today’s engineers?
Bibby Distribution has won a contract with Morrisons to operate five regional consolidation centres (RCC) across the UK. Bibby will operate the five RCC operations from its existing facilities in Yorkshire, the East Midlands, the South East, Staffordshire and the South West. First to go live will be Yorkshire and the East Midlands, which will begin operations in the next three months. The logistics firm says it will use existing vehicles on the contract to begin with, but will invest […]