New research reveals that, despite concerns about the economy, more companies intend to expand their warehousing than reduce it in the next two years. A survey by the UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) and property group CBRE found that a fifth of logistics occupiers planned to increase their warehouse portfolio while only 10% planned to decrease it. A further 47% expected their portfolio to remain stable. This comes at a time of economic uncertainty, which two-thirds of the occupiers saw as […]
“We’ve had to right-size the business” – Simon Hobbs on a challenging first 10 months as Kinaxia chief executive
When Simon Hobbs says his induction as new Kinaxia boss wasn’t what he expected it sounds like the understatement of the year. Within weeks of taking the reins back in late January, the Covid crisis saw volumes across the group slump by 35% and cash quickly begin to drain.
Next-day deliveries are in danger of becoming a thing of the past unless certainty over the status of EU workers is provided by the government, the GMB union has claimed.
Home delivery networks have seen a surge in business following the introduction of a third national lockdown, according to parcel comparison site ParcelHero.