Operators need to become better at walking away from uneconomical contracts, according to a supply chain expert, who pointed to KFC’s issues with its new DHL Supply Chain contract as a cautionary tale. Richard Wilding, professor of supply chain and logistics at Cranfield UK and chairman of the CILT, told MT that businesses of all sizes are guilty of not understanding their cost to serve. “There have been points raised that maybe KFC shouldn’t have gone for the lowest bidder.” […]
The government has quashed hopes for a new HGV driving Trailblazer apprenticeship by rejecting the standards for a third time.
The ways in which scientific developments will change the future of road transport will be examined at the Microlise Transport Conference, with a speech from one of the UK government’s senior policy makers.