The accelerated pace of online shopping activity shows no signs of subsiding once the crisis is over, with supply chain operations and consumer preferences now permanently altered, according to a white paper from XPO Logistics. Based on two surveys conducted before the holiday shopping season, the white paper explained how every sign indicated that future consumer demand will support the pace of e-fulfilment, with retailers having to ensure their supply chains are configured to meet that demand. Findings included that […]
The sixth annual National Lorry Week has launched today (16 November) with a plea for the nation to shine a light for the logistics industry.
Argos has reinvented itself to compete in the digital age against the rapid rise of the e-retailers and it’s done so by putting road transport at the heart of its operation. Two years ago Argos signalled its ambition to take the fight to e-retailers and their increasingly sophisticated express delivery services. Argos Fast Track, which was trialled in 2014 and rolled out in-store March 2015 and then as a delivery service in the autumn, meant the advent of same-day delivery […]
Welch’s Transport has resumed normal service this week after being forced to cancel all non-contractual bulk collections and deliveries last week due to record freight volumes.