Covid-19 has accelerated logistics innovation, e-commerce and the sector’s digititalisation “by years”, according to DHL’s latest Logistics Trend Radar report. However, disruptive trends such as self-driving vehicles and drones have yet to deliver, held back by legislative and technical challenges as well as limited social acceptance, the report adds. Whilst e-commerce is growing rapidly the report notes it remains only a fraction of global consumer retail spending. It also predicts that B2B e-commerce, which dwarfs the consumer market size by […]
Hull-based haulier CJ Express has ceased trading and is set to go into liquidation just over two years after it was acquired by Premier Logistics.
Yodel has launched its first collection and delivery service aimed at small businesses and consumers to meet demand.
How can we move freight with reduced environmental impact? Speaking in a session on Eco trucks at the Commercial Motor Show, Kevin Buck, MD of HazComp, highlighted the concept of the 25.25m long, 60-tonne GCW road train over seven, eight or nine axles.