Adaptable logistics will keep Christmas 2019 on track
As we move towards the final three months of the year, the challenge of delivering Christmas 2017 will be the top priority for many, if not all logistics operators and their customers – but some are rightly looking ahead to 2019 and the first post-Brexit Christmas. If the negotiations keep to the current schedule, the […]
National Lorry Week looks to the next generation of logistics
The Road Haulage Association’s annual National Lorry Week is underway from Monday, September 11th until Saturday, September 16th, and this year the RHA is looking beyond the vehicles themselves to the next generation of the overall logistics workforce. According to government figures cited by the RHA, by 2022 the logistics industry as a whole will […]
3pl helps meet ‘on demand’ expectations
Freight and logistics are facing a collision of two opposing trends – an increasingly global market in many sectors, and growing expectation among customers that goods will be available ‘on demand’ whenever they are needed. This is a classic double whammy for logistics operators, who must not only reach a wider customer base, but must […]
Where is the waste in your transport operation?
Many companies are missing opportunities to reduce waste in their transport operations argues Tim Fawkes of transport management company 3t Logistics (www.3t-europe.com). Tim has these suggestions for making a start.