UK haulage experienced its first loss in momentum for four months in December, as the Omicron variant stalled economic growthLloyds Bank’s recovery tracker showed 10 of 14 sectors monitored saw an expansion in output, but the overall pace of the UK recovery slowed towards the end of 2021. Transportation, which includes airlines and rail operators as well as hauliers, recorded its weakest output growth since August last year. In contrast, several manufacturing sectors monitored by the tracker registered strong month-on-month […]
The UK saw steep declines in imports and exports to the European Union (EU) as well as a slight decline in trade with non-EU nations, in the first quarter of 2021, according to the Office of National Statistics (ONS).
Surging profits, a string of successful contracts and a shrewd growth plan have made Expect Distribution a stand-out performer in the haulage sector. But the Bradford-based 3PL has also made the welfare and gender diversity of its staff a top priority.
8) Gavin Chappell, supply chain director, Asda Part of the giant Walmart family, Asda vies with Sainsbury’s for second position in the UK grocery retailing pecking order with annual sales of £23bn and 400 stores. With 23 DCs around the UK and a fleet of nearly 1,000 vehicles, Asda likes to keep control of its store deliveries while working closely with its third party carriers on international and primary movements.