Walker Logistics said e-commerce orders increased by 317% during the fourth quarter of last year. The company said the upturn not only reflected a general increase in online shopping across the country during the pandemic, but was also due to the fact that Walker Logistics had added new accounts to its client base. Charlie Walker, head of marketing, said: “Of course, our existing client companies all experienced strong demand for their products from internet shoppers during the latest lockdown, but […]
With UK banks under constant fire for failing to lend to British businesses, it is refreshing to talk to a banker who is positively eager to work with UK operators. Graham Winslet is sales director of BNP Paribas Rental Solutions, a wholly-owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas, one of the strongest banks in the world (rated AA by Standard & Poor’s). He is responsible for growing the CV contract hire business, which currently owns around 15,000 CVs in France and the UK.
Interpol, the international police organisation, is warning that pharma supply chains may become a prime target as criminals attempt to intercept shipments and steal Covid-related products, particularly vaccine and virus testing kits.
Online retailer Amazon has claimed that the number of Sunday deliveries in its network has quadrupled in the past 12 months.