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A 15% growth in new business this year has enabled freight software development firm Forward Solutions to recruit new staff across support and infrastructure and to create a new role of project coordinator.

It said investment in IT by haulage operators had heightened since the pandemic, as businesses looked to new technology to streamline their operations.

Forward Solutions is seeing growth exceed predicated international trends which show that globally IT spending is projected to increase by 5.1% this year.

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Richard Litchfield, Forward Solutions MD, said: “The logistics sector is responding to changed expectations by making the full and best use of the latest technology. This provides a real opportunity to make major advances in the way our industry utilises digital innovations.

“There are many more opportunities for tech to improve productivity across the entire supply chain to reduce costs and errors.”