A global shortage of shipping containers is threatening UK supply chains, Walker Logistics warned this week. The company which offers end-to-end international air, sea, road or rail freight forwarding services is calling on retailers and manufacturers to order early to avoid delay. The container shortage has been created by a perfect storm of rising online demand for goods during the pandemic lockdown, combined with unprecedented volumes of personal protective equipment and medical supplies passing through the world’s ports. There has […]
A new e-commerce logistics business set up by the co-founder of Ireland’s Nightline has teamed up with BWG Foods to provide a pick-up and return service for online purchases.
XPO Logistics has been awarded the contract to manage a new fulfilment centre in Lichfield, Staffordshire for online fashion retailer ASOS.
The government’s failure to clarify whether or not HGV drivers must self-isolate if they are caught up in the ‘pingdemic’ is causing chaos within all sectors that rely on transport and logistics, according to the RHA.