The coronavirus pandemic will prove to be a defining moment for supply chains. CH Robinson supports some 119,000 customers globally through its multi-modal logistics platform, and we believe that recent events around the world will transform the logistics landscape, leading to significant technological investment, heightened risk management, new levels of supply chain visibility and a refocus on skills. In addition, we envision a new world characterised by diversified supply networks, increased competitor collaboration and intensified competition in the last mile […]
A senior figure at one of the UK’s biggest logistics operations has admitted the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic could see businesses face “an Armageddon of liquidations” and a future based on “the survival of the fittest”.
The government has given supermarkets the go-ahead to ramp up night-time deliveries and is looking at extending delivery drivers’ hours to ensure stores remain stocked during the coronavirus outbreak.
Royal Mail employs approximately 141,000 employees and needs a constant flow of new recruits to join the business at all levels. Nadine Kemp, senior people business partner – central logistics teams – at Royal Mail, is a big fan of the Think Logistics programme to get the message about career opportunities in logistics to students at schools and colleges.