Confidence levels remain strong in the logistics sector, with 73% of respondents to the recent UK Logistics Confidence Index survey suggesting the outlook for the sector would improve or stay the same and only a quarter suggesting conditions were more difficult now than six months ago.
It’s official – Christmas can be a difficult time for the logistics sector. So tricky, in fact, that many logistics firms have been wondering since the summer whether they will be able to meet demand over the festive season this year, according to the latest UK Logistics Confidence Index prepared for Barclays and Moore Stephens.
Merger and acquisition activity in the logistics sector could be set to boom, according to the latest UK Logistics Confidence Index survey from Barclays and Moore Stephens.
UK vehicle operators aren’t generally best-known for their love of the European Union but they still know which side their bread is buttered, judging by a recent survey from Barclays and Moore Stephens.
Normally, it’s that time of year when HMRC reveals how many illicit fuel laundries it has closed during the last financial year but this time, the revenue collector appears to be delaying publication of the figures somewhat.
It has been a busy start to the year for some of the leading pallet networks in terms of membership.
At a conference call with analysts the day after its acquisition of Norbert Dentressangle was announced, XPO Logistics chief executive officer Bradley Jacobs explained why the US firm wanted ND and what plans it has to develop it. Here with the highlights…
It’s not our business to go about imposing extra hassle and costs on truck operators, but The Hub is wondering whether all the fuss recently about the maximum weight of pallets in tail-lift deliveries is really warranted.
It’s enough to put you off all those Easter eggs…. according to a story on the BBC’s news website, a group of seven stowaways in Calais were recently instructed by their trafficker to hide themselves inside a tanker load of warm chocolate.
At last, The Hub has achieved some closure to the long-running saga of the Information Commissioner’s enquiry into the bag of post found dumped in a river in North London early last year.