Logistics companies and their customers are responding to seismic changes in online retail in an effort to tackle what is predicted to be an unprecedented peak in Christmas shopping. Following research by Barclay’s Corporate Banking that showed 15% of UK firms have created roles to cater for an increase in online demand, warehousing and distribution firm Carlton Forest said it was also seeing companies switch to more localised logistics providers as they prepare for an uplift in orders. Alistair Plant, […]
Ambitious Bradford-based operator Advanced Supply Chain has launched a consultancy service offering logistics advice to SMEs. The operator, which has predicted a turnover of £100m within five years, is targeting the new Consultancy Plus service at smaller businesses. The first company to benefit from the new service, Lancashire-based soft furnishings supplier J Rosenthal & Son, has already made improvements to operational management, staffing, strategic thinking and recruitment. Mike Danby, chief executive at Advanced Supply Chain, said: “We decided to bring […]
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