Skills for Logistics MD David Coombes argues we are on the cusp of a robotic revolution, and questions what this could mean for the industry’s workforce.
Online retailer Shop Direct – owner of the Very and Littlewoods brands – is to open a 500,000 ft2 automated fulfilment centre near Castle Donington in Leicestershire.
New research reveals that, despite concerns about the economy, more companies intend to expand their warehousing than reduce it in the next two years.
Gazeley has completed what it says is the UK’s largest and tallest speculative warehouse at its Magna Park Milton Keynes development.
Skills for Logistics MD David Coombes questions whether the industry should be concerned by the slow take up of the levy, almost a year after it was launched.
Palletforce has a continual focus on growth, and our business strategy centres on creating capacity to enable our members to grow, writes Michael Conroy, CEO of Palletforce.
The availability of modern warehouses is set to reach a six-year high according to property agent and advisor Cushman & Wakefield – but there are huge regional variations within the UK.
International Women’s Day and 100 years since women obtained the right to vote. Should these events have a place in a transport magazine? My view is that most certainly they should.
In a recent interview with Alex Farkas of the National Employer & Partnership Team at the Department of Work & Pensions, UKWA CEO Peter Ward outlined how the association is driving discussion around diversity and inclusion within the logistics industry. “As the leading trade association for the sector, UKWA is working hard to educate and inform people about the exciting career opportunities our great industry has to offer and encouraging more diverse and inclusive working environments,” said Ward. Ward called […]
The UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) has launched a benchmarking survey aimed at establishing best practice guidelines in the logistics industry.