XPO Logistics is processing e-commerce orders more than 10% faster after installing barcode scanners with machine vision in some of its UK warehouses. The scanners have been installed in high-volume e-commerce warehouses to help manage the continued surge in e-commerce orders driven by the pandemic and the peak season. The fixed-mount, computerised scanners speed-up the reading of inventory data and are more hygienic than shared, hand-held scanners. XPO selected the Cognex Series 370 technology following pilot programs with major retail […]
An explosion in demand for home food deliveries has led to a new partnership between Yodel and retailer Boroughbox.
New freight service from Dunkirk to Liverpool launched as post-Brexit congestion at channel ports continues
A new freight service from France to the Port of Liverpool which offers suppliers a way to avoid the post-Brexit delays at the Channel Ports has been launched by Containerships, part of the global CMA CGM shipping group.
Gist reported a £33m pre-tax profit in 2020, bouncing back from a loss the previous year caused by £28.5m in costs incurred due to the closure of its pension scheme to new members.