Hermes to open new depow in Bolton

Hermes UK, the UK’s largest dedicated parcel company, is opening a new distribution depot in Westhoughton, Bolton. Over 100 full time jobs will be created at the substantial 77,800sqft warehouse, which will be operational later this month. The new facility will be able to handle over 220K parcels each day, three times as many as its previous […]

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Video | Ethical Supply Chains: No Pain, No Gain!

Supply chains are fighting a battle to become more ethical and sustainable. We have spoken about it many times but the more we cover the topic the more obvious it is there are many things that are still to be understood. Peter Needle, Founder & President at Segura System, gave an exclusive interview for The […]

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Video | Logistics Called to Shape North of England’s Freight Strategy

‘We have focused on three main barriers for the logistics and supply chain industry in the North of England in our draft strategy,’ begins Lucy Hudson, Transport for the North’s Principal Policy Officer Freight and Logistics in an exclusive interview for The Logistics Point. The body is inviting logistics and freight professionals and members of […]

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Video | Understanding the UK – Australia Trade Deal

‘The new trade agreement between the UK and Australia is a clear statement both by the UK government, but also by Australia, that international trade is moving into a new era,’ says Marco Forgione, Director General at The Institute of Export & International Trade, during an exclusive video interview for The Logistics Point. In his […]

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ArrowXL Wins Contract With Appliance Giant Miele

Miele, the global premium brand for household and commercial appliances, has chosen ArrowXL, the leading 2-person home delivery specialist to handle their over 2500 consumer home deliveries each month across the UK. Miele chose ArrowXL as their preferred UK delivery partner because of their 25 years of experience delivering domestic appliances, and strong customer service […]

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Prologis UK expands customer-facing team as demand for logistics property continues to grow

Prologis UK has appointed two new customer-facing staff to focus on maintaining and developing customer relationships as demand for logistics property continues to grow. Will Cassar and Milena Blair will be drawing on their experience in the property and logistics sector to support customers in securing logistics facilities in the locations they need and ensuring […]

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The Distribution and Logistics’ Job Roles That Need to Be Filled in 2022

HGV driver and supply chain manager roles are most the most in-demand jobs in logistics with a respective 7,200 and 4,831 available job postings. You could earn up to £50,000 a year as a sourcing specialist in the logistics industry. RAJA UK offers exclusive quotes about the impact of the HGV driver shortage on the […]

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74% of Logistics Leaders Expect Logistics Outsourcing Budgets to Rise

Sixty-six percent of logistics leaders increased their logistics outsourcing budget in 2021, and 74% anticipate an increase in the next two years, according to a survey from Gartner, Inc. From March through May 2021 Gartner surveyed 298 supply chain professionals in the U.S., Europe and APAC who had decision-making capacity regarding supply chain outsourcing.  “Logistics […]

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Schoeller Allibert UK shares sustainability success in 2021

Schoeller Allibert, a leading UK manufacturer and supplier of returnable and recyclable plastic packaging solutions, has shared its sustainability success as the business has almost doubled its use of plastic recyclate in a year. The business, which supports customers across industries such as manufacturing, food processing, retail and e-commerce, automotive and chemicals, centres its operations […]

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Hermes and Homeless Charity Celebrate First Year with 6 Figure Donation

Homelessness charity Emmaus and Hermes have celebrated their first year in partnership together, which has seen the UK’s leading parcel delivery company raise over £111,000 to help support the charity’s aim to give formerly homeless people a home, meaningful work and a sense of belonging. To mark the occasion, Hermes CEO Martijn de Lange visited […]

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