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Are you ready to ship under ISPM15 regulations?

For any UK business shipping goods within the EU, the latest changes to regulations will be a vital consideration. Wooden packaging, including pallets, must now meet ISPM15 standards when being shipped. This regulation ensures pallets have been treated to eradicate pests and are then stamped to…

  • 7 days ago
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Logistics UK report examines Covid-19 impact on industry

The logistics industry stepped up to deliver for the nation in 2020, despite facing a worsening shortage of HGV drivers, economic and financial hardship, and significant disruption to operations, according to Logistics UK. The business group today (07 January 2021) launches its COVID-19 Logistics…

  • 07/01/2021

Check your paperwork, FTA Ireland warns those moving goods

FTA Ireland has warned UK businesses to ensure any goods sent to the Republic of Ireland are accompanied by the correct declarations paperwork or face potential delays on arrival at Dublin and other Irish ports. One week after the end of the Brexit Transition period, Aidan Flynn, the…

  • 07/01/2021

How can packaging increase your sales capacity and profits during peak season?

DS Smith design expert, Gavin Mounce, explores the important role packaging solutions play and how they can make a significant difference in your sales capacity and profitability during one of the busiest E-commerce periods of the year. A recent research commisssioned by DS Smith shows that…

  • 17/12/2020

Research reveals job challenges and mental health fears of logistics workers

• Expert predicts two tier customs system – with overworked border staff prioritising larger importers spending more money … • Customs clearance most outdated and high friction part of the global supply chain. • Over half of workers in sector except their jobs to be harder … • Six in ten fear…

  • 14/12/2020

4 ways cleanliness is integral to warehouse efficiency this Christmas

Christmas is always a busy time for businesses along the supply chain, but warehouses will face a unique set of challenges this year. Barry Crackett, from Brushtec , shares his insight into the power that cleaning could have on productivity. As the approach to the festive season is combined with a…

  • 26/11/2020

Take control with telematics technology

From Black Friday to Christmas, there is going to be an increase in online shopping. So, customers are relying on your drivers to bring purchases to them, your drivers depend on the company’s asset to help with the delivery, and you, as the fleet operator, is shouldering the workload with the…

  • 25/11/2020
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Plans for premium logistics hub in Leeds to boost local employment

Leading multi-sector property developer, Caddick Developments, has brought forward plans to deliver a new high-quality logistics and industrial hub at Leeds Valley Park. The proposals would result in a significant employment boost to the area, totalling between 400 and 500 jobs once completed, and…

  • 16/11/2020

What is the True Cost of Returned Goods?

An increase in fulfilled orders means more returns. If you have returns that are still unprocessed, chances are you're losing potential profits, sacrificing warehouse space and wasting labour resources. The Autobag® 650H bagging system helps increase labour productivity and reduce operational…

  • 12/11/2020
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Armstrong Logistics makes major acquisition at Magna Park Lutterworth

Armstrong Logistics has acquired one of the largest units at Magna Park in Lutterworth with the legal support of the Leicester-based law firm Shakespeare Martineau. Armstrong Logistics has taken a second warehouse measuring 377,070 square feet - at an initial investment of more than £5…

  • 10/11/2020