Squared Joins Last Mile & E-Com Online Event

We are happy to welcome Squared to our Last Mile & E-Com Online Event on the 22nd November. You can get your free spot here. Join more than 250 retailer and supply chain specialists to learn more about the last mile. Get your ticket now! Squared is a disruptive consultancy working with forward-thinking start-up and […]

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Roambee Recognized by Gartner for Real-Time Transportation Visibility

 Roambee has been identified as one of the 8 notable vendors in the ‘2022 Gartner Tracking and Monitoring Business Process Context: Magic Quadrant for Real-Time Transportation Visibility Platforms.’ According to the report, “tracking and monitoring is a segment of the visibility solutions market that provides a different aspect of tracking or visibility. In real-time transportation visibility […]

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Tompkins Robotics Adds Legal Counsel and Business Development Executives to its Leadership Team

Tompkins Robotics, a global leader focused on the robotic automation of distribution and fulfillment operations, has announced two new leaders to its executive team in response to company growth. Pat Mathavan has joined the company as Legal & Intellectual Property (IP) Counsel, and Michael Carmody was named Vice President of Robots as a Service (RaaS) […]

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VIDEO | Why Putting People in the Centre of Devices Pays Off

The pressure on the logistics industry to perform well is greater than ever. Labour shortages and increased costs are affecting the economy and supply chain issues all affect how logistics is doing. Despite the challenges however, there are many opportunities for growth. Automation, AI, different types of picking solutions and digital solutions as a whole […]

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Evri to move depot to Bury St Edmunds to support growth

Evri (formerly Hermes UK) the leading consumer delivery company, is relocating their Newmarket depot to a site in Bury St Edmunds, creating over 50 new jobs in the area. It forms part of the company’s commitment to continuing to invest in its infrastructure to ensure it is able to support the growth of online shopping. […]

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UK Companies To ‘Go Green’ In Five Years

A new survey carried out by UK business connectivity provider and transport and logistics telecoms specialists, Neos Networks, has found that 94% of transport & logistics (T&L) companies are committed to actively reducing carbon emissions by 2027.  One year on from the announcement of the UK government’s Decarbonising Transport plan, a significant portion of the industry are set to […]

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VIDEO Building EVs’ Infrastructure for Tomorrow

Sponsored content. Learn more about Wallbox Chargers now! Electric Vehicles are taking over the logistics industry but there is a lot more to know about them before companies take the first steps. We spoke to Alan McCleave, Country Director of UK & Ireland at Wallbox Chargers, who shared some tips on how to successfully implement […]

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Government plans miss fuel duty opportunity, logistics says

Speaking in response to today’s (23 September 2022) government announcement of its Growth Plan, Kate Jennings, Director of Policy at Logistics UK, comments: “Logistics UK welcomes government’s actions to help address growing business costs, namely energy prices. Additional measures announced today, such as changes to IR35 and National Insurance contributions, will give logistics businesses, including […]

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Labour Shortages in Logistics Continue

Driver shortages might have eased but at the same time other parts of the logistics industry are suffering. The call for drivers helped but many people who were previously working in warehouses, for example, have now changed their jobs. ‘When there is a shift from one to the other, because we are dealing with a […]

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Co-location of Hubs Could Save Megastores from Demise

The role stores are playing has changed dramatically and retail is rethinking the way it looks at them. Logistics needs to stay on top of the changes and be aware that soon stores will become local distribution hubs. We spoke with Russell Holmes from Autostore about co-location and how stores are being transformed into automated […]

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