There are too few women holding senior roles within logistics and supply chain. A 2018 Gartner report shows that, although women account for 37% of the total supply chain workforce, only 25% of senior managers or directors are female.
2020 will be a tipping point for haulage, with manufacturers and companies taking their environmental and road safety responsibilities seriously and embracing greener alternatives, according to the founder of Swedish startup Volta Trucks.
TNT UK has posted a drop in pre-tax profits in its latest accounts despite a slight growth in turnover.
The contract hire sector has seen some high-profile failures in recent months, but Asset Alliance Group continues to go from strength to strength as chief executive Willie Paterson tells Steve Hobson.
Leicester-based United Pallet Network (UPN) has reported solid growth in the first quarter of 2019 despite challenging market conditions across the sector.
Logistics operator CTS Logistics has established a Driver Academy to train new HGV drivers suited to the specialist cargo the firm delivers across the UK and Europe.
Logistics firm Ligentia has launched a reusable drinks bottle to raise funds for Transaid bicycle ambulance project in Zambia while cutting the use of single-use plastic bottles.
Menzies Distribution’s ability to deliver to remote areas has helped it land a major new contract with forest machinery manufacturer Komatsu Forest.
Dartford-based Europa Group Worldwide has revealed that “the first major milestone” has been reached in the construction of its £60m 15,000 sq ft logistics facility in the Midlands.
Bibby Distribution has clinched a long-term deal with Mars Wrigley after making a multi-million pound investment in 12 ISO-tanks for the transport of bulk liquid chocolate.