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Logistics sector takes action on water sustainability

Waterscan has reported a surge in enquiries from across the logistics and transport industry. While the focus of sustainability efforts in the sector has to date been on carbon reduction more and more companies are waking up to water and the potential cost savings that can be achieved through its…

  • 15/08/2016

Improving supply chain efficiency

Will Lovatt, VP sales, EMEA, LLamasoft … With companies across all sectors facing a constant and rapidly changing pace they must continuously be looking at ways to reinvigorate and improve the efficiency of their supply chains. However, the complex and often volatile nature of the modern supply…

  • 11/08/2016

LDC puts ByBox in its locker

Mid-market private equity firm LDC has provided £37.5million of acquisition and development capital to accelerate the international growth of ByBox, the UK’s leading field service engineer logistics and supply chain technology solutions provider, in a transaction that values the…

  • 11/08/2016

Just one in eight truck fleet managers have ever changed brands to get better fuel efficiency according to new survey

Just 3% of fleet managers in Europe’s two biggest truck markets, France and Germany, have ever changed brands to get better fuel efficiency – and in Europe’s ‘big five’ markets only 13% have ever done so, according to a GiPA survey of small and medium enterprises. The…

  • 31/05/2016

Government’s ‘fulfilment house register’ is cause for 3PL concern

Leading logistics services specialist, Walker Logistics Ltd, has warned that the Government’s plan to introduce a ‘register for fulfillment houses’ who store and distribute goods on behalf of online retailers could have wide-ranging implications for the third party logistics (3PL)…

  • 04/05/2016

New AEB white paper: ERP or best-of-breed software in logistics and global trade?

When it comes to supporting global trade and logistics operations, many companies are facing a dilemma: is it better to model processes in the ERP system or turn to best-of-breed solutions? To help companies decide which alternative is more appropriate for them, AEB, a leading provider of global…

  • 16/04/2016

Online honesty needed

There is a growing sense in the logistics industry that during the busiest periods online retailers need to be more realistic about order fulfilment times even if that means the internet shopping-addicted public’s delivery expectations may need some adjustment as a result, writes William…

  • 17/03/2016

Van den Bosch Transporten selects Quintiq to optimize logistics operations

Quintiq announced that Van den Bosch Transporten has selected the Quintiq planning and optimization software platform to optimize its logistics operations … Van den Bosch Transporten is an international logistics service provider that transports liquid and dry bulk for food and non-food industries.

  • 26/02/2016

Europa Road rolls out Eastern European route as part of ambitious plan

Europa Road has launched a new route to the Baltics - the first of 10 new European services planned to roll out over the next year. The route servicing Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia is part of the company’s ambitious programme of direct, and ultimately daily services to expand its growing…

  • 23/02/2016

AutoBox Logistics ships Six Race Cars in a Single Container

Global vehicle shipping specialist AutoBox Logistics, part of the Cargo Marketing Group, relied on the inherent flexibility of the R-Rak vehicle racking system for a shipment of no fewer than six Caterham cars to Japan streamlining the process and saving on freight costs … Thanks to the design of…

  • 18/02/2016