The development of blockchain technology will help springboard the transport and logistics sector into decentralised, data-driven operations, Wincanton has predicted. Experts have described blockchain as ‘change-maker’ technology for the logistics sector that will ultimately become an affordable and more efficient way to share information and data between open and private business networks. For freight and last-mile delivery, blockchain offers the potential to track and trace all logsitics events, bringing transparency and accountability to the sector. “Blockchain is a technology that […]
The United Pallet Network (UPN) has launched a new live signature capture application to enhance its proof of delivery offering.
Fuel distributors and the Unite union are poised for a fourth day of negotiations over tanker drivers’ training, safety and employment terms. Conciliation service Acas is heading up the talks, which first kicked off last Wednesday (4 April) and reconvened yesterday morning (10 April) at 10am following the Easter weekend. The negotiations follow a majority vote for national strike action announced on 26 March from Unite tanker drivers, which supply fuel to around 90% of UK fuel courts – about […]