Independent freight forwarder and Palletways member, International Forwarding (IFL), has opened a third storage facility in the Midlands. It said the expansion will help import-export businesses combat disruption from reduced air and sea freight capacity due to coronavirus restrictions as well as provide space for extra goods ahead of Brexit changes at the end of the transition period. The 3,700sq m (40,000sq ft) warehouse in Garretts Green, Birmingham, is already starting to fill up with short and long-term goods storage […]
Hermes takes on space at Panattoni Park in Nottingham as online shopping boom continues to drive growth
Hermes has leased a commercial unit at Panattoni Park in Nottingham in response to the ongoing internet shopping boom.
Logistics and transport sector must build on a new level of awareness created by the Covid-19 pandemic
Back in February, before the UK’s nationwide Covid-19 lockdown, internet sales as a percentage of total retail sales stood at just 18% and few people understood (or cared) how the goods they ordered online, or picked from the supermarket shelf, actually arrived at their final destination.