Why is collaboration still a dirty word in logistics?

Supply chain leaders can be reluctant to collaborate due to a variety of factors. For shippers, there’s a balance between openness that improves operations and safeguarding their flexibility to pivot across logistics service providers (LSPs) as market conditions change. Meanwhile, LSPs and freight forwarders want to validate patterns and trends without revealing their strategic approach. […]

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EU’s Emission Trading Scheme: How does it impact logistics?

The European Emissions Trading System (ETS) is a measure to incentivise emission reduction based on market principles and allowances which have a significant commercial impact. Since its introduction in 2005, the EU’s emissions have decreased by 41%. However, there were several exceptions to the ETS (for certain industries), which has ultimately led to the ETS […]

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Understanding the Workplace Charging Scheme

The Workplace Charging Scheme (WCS) is a government initiative that provides support towards the up-front costs of the purchase and installation of electric vehicle (EV) charge points. It’s aimed at businesses, charities, and public sector organisations to encourage the adoption of electric vehicles by helping them install charging infrastructure. We spoke to Tom Bloor, Managing […]

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Navigating the Warehouse Evolution: Automation, workforce shortages & increased flexibility

With consumer expectations soaring for faster deliveries, Warehouse Operations leaders are embracing automation solutions to optimise processes. From stock reception to order dispatch, efficiency is the name of the game. To combat rising return costs, warehouses are prioritising error reduction through technologies like barcode scanning and quality control. In this month’s feature we take a […]

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The Logistics Point February ’24

FEATURE Navigating the Warehouse Evolution: Automation, Workforce Shortages & increased flexibility;VIDEO UK’s Economic Engine: The Crucial Role of Express Couriers in the UK Economy;Would 2024 instability bring down logistics & supply chain?;Why is collaboration still a dirty word in logistics?;Understanding the Workplace Charging Scheme;EU’s Emission Trading Scheme: How does it impact logistics?;Couriers take on the […]

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VIDEO UK’s Economic Engine: The Crucial Role of Express Couriers in the UK Economy

Express couriers are a vital part of the UK’s economy. A report by York Aviation suggests that UK companies of all sizes and across multiple industry sectors are highly dependent upon the availability of a fast and reliable international express courier service. We spoke to Matthew Ware, CEO at CFL, about the role of express […]

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