This week is National Lorry Week, designed to promote the road transport industry and the vital service it provides.
In today’s digital world, security has become a business-critical issue. The need to provide smart, efficient, and customer centric services has led to the digitalisation of transport operations and the adoption of the Internet-of-Things. Yet this leaves transport operators vulnerable to attack from cyber criminals, terrorists, and hostile nations. The recently imposed NIS Directive has enshrined security in EU law and ensures that operators of essential services must comply with minimum cyber security standards. Digitalisation also offers new security and […]
IM Properties is to build a 532,000sq ft speculative warehouse at its Hinckley Park development off Junction 1 of the M69.
The UK’s largest independent freight forwarder has unveiled its latest video for its road freight division – an animated mini film which brings to life how Europa Road ‘makes road freight simple.’ The 90 second animation captures how the business has created the most efficient road freight system for distributing goods between the UK, Ireland and Europe from its centralised UK HQ in Dartford – which was designed and built from the ground up and is the UK’s largest and […]
Driver training is one of the main bearings in the engine of economy and safety. Paired with telematics it ekes out all the incremental gains. But elsewhere in the world, driver training has a more basic function. Ian Norwell reports from Transaid’s Zambian projects.
Healthcare logistics company Movianto is taking two warehouses in the North West as part of a major expansion of its UK network.
Skills for Logistics MD David Coombes writes that while there is a huge push at the age of 16-18 on what they are going to do after they complete their time at school/college, a lot of people are not aware that apprenticeships are for people of all ages.
B&Q’s parent company Kingfisher is installing energy storage batteries to store power created by solar panels at the retailer’s Swindon DC.
Brakes has put its first low-entry direct vision Mercedes-Benz Econic into operation in London.
David Coombes, MD for Skills for Logistics, takes a look at what you can to to ensure your businesses survives and prospers in these precarious times.