Last-mile delivery tech firm PostTag insists it is set to disrupt the UK logistics market after partnering with solutions platform Locus. Founded in 2015, Locus already powers international deliveries across sectors like e-commerce, retail, FMCG, home services and third-party logistics and is now entering the UK market. It uses machine learning and proprietary algorithms to automate complex supply chain decisions. PostTag said the combination of its innovative address lookup technology and Locus’ automated supply chain management platform would help customers […]
Norbert Dentressangle (ND) has promoted former change director John Williams to the role of director of its shared user business unit. Williams, who has worked in the past for Keystone Distribution, Random House Group and Christian Salvesen joined ND less than a year ago. He takes on responsibility for a portfolio of 10-shared user warehouses totalling 2.5 million ft². The network includes the Perishables Handling Centre at Heathrow Airport, which ND says is Europe’s largest chilled airfreight handling centre, as […]
FORS has joined forces with Network Rail to try to drive down the number of bridge strikes by HGVs.
With more than 45,000 HGV driver tests outstanding at the DVSA as a result of the Covid-19 lockdowns, Logistics UK is calling on the government to introduce a seasonal visa for European HGV drivers to protect the nation’s supply chain while the agency catches up with the backlog.