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.
The haulage industry has found an ally in its long running battle to get the UK government to speed up the pace of infrastructure investment.
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.
Earlier this week, TfL launched the London Freight Enforcement Partnership – an evolved model of the Industrial HGV Task Force it started up two years ago.
A sunny Wednesday in October the Estoril race circuit outside Lisbon, Portugal saw 37 of Europe and north Africa’s best HGV drivers go head to head for the title Renault Trucks’ Optifuel Challenge Eco Driver of the Year 2015.
Anyone familiar with the dark arts of O-licence law and the traffic commissioners will be familiar with the Priority Freight question.
There’s been a surprising inertia around the issue of pallet weights despite there being a clear and growing problem, in part due to the pallet networks’ success at expanding their offer beyond the traditional B2C.
Ocado’s share price took a 7% tumble back in July, after rumours that Amazon’s home delivery service, Amazon Fresh, was set to touch down on UK shores cast a shadow on the delivery firm’s prospects.
It’s been an eventful week at XPO Logistics – owners of the former Norbert Dentressangle business. Firstly, it emerged that former ND chief Hervé Montjotin had left his position as chief executive of XPO’s European business less than three months into his new role – posing some awkward questions as to why three months earlier he’d described the acquisition of the French firm as a “golden opportunity” for its future.