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Supply chain resilience in the wake of COVID-19

By Nish Kotecha, Chairman and Co-Founder of Finboot and Yasmine Benjelloun, Content Creator at Finboot … The world is in the midst of the largest remote working experiment it has ever seen, reinforcing the value of reliable data. More than ever before, we need to know where our data comes from and…

  • 20/04/2020

Midlands company steps up to help community initiatives and businesses during COVID-19 Pandemic

Having been classed as an essential business during the coronavirus lockdown, West Midlands-based Midland Pallet Trucks is open and operating as usual and says it stands ready and willing to dispatch items quickly to those in need. With a centrally located warehouse offering fast delivery from…

  • 20/04/2020

The logistics of responding to COVID-19

William Walker, sales director of Walker Logistics, reports on how the Membury-based fulfilment and logistics service provider is reacting to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and the lessons being learned. Like most distribution companies, we see our role as an essential one of helping supply…

  • 20/04/2020

Smurfit Kappa helps Bidfood support 1.5 million vulnerable UK residents

Smurfit Kappa has been selected by food service provider Bidfood to facilitate its packaging requirements following the UK Government’s recent agreement to send food parcels to 1.5 million vulnerable people in the UK during the coronavirus pandemic. Those identified as vulnerable, who have…

  • 17/04/2020

COVID-19: Supporting the Supply of Essential Goods

Exporta is still operating under government guidelines, suppling businesses that are providing essential items. Exporta is focusing on supporting their supply chains to keep goods moving. Supporting Key Industries with Handling Material: Exporta supports so many industries, but the key focus has…

  • 17/04/2020

DHL flies in 100,000 medical full face shields to protect frontline NHS workers

DHL Express, the world’s leading international express service provider, has today flown in 100,000 medical isolation full face shields from China to the UK’s East Midlands Airport to support the crowdfunder campaign ‘Masks for NHS Heroes’. The full face shields, which will…

  • 17/04/2020

Industry backs Global Lifting Awareness Day, #GLAD2020

The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) is driving Global Lifting Awareness Day on 9 July 2020. LEEA members and the wider lifting community, from manufacturers to end users, have taken to social media to spread the word about raising standards throughout the industry and at the point of…

  • 17/04/2020

Rhenus acquires C+G Logistics

The leading logistics service provider Rhenus is undergoing a period of sustained growth, with its latest acquisition seeing Irish chemical logistics specialist C+G Logistics join the team. The acquisition, which was finalised in early February, sees C+G Logistics added to the Rhenus network.

  • 16/04/2020

Sensor Integration ‘On the Edge’

Industry 4.0’s dream of universal integration and data sharing can seem very remote from the daily challenges that engineers face, shift by shift, to deliver on machine availability, efficiency, throughput, and profitability. So why, and where, is integration relevant in practical terms? In…

  • 09/04/2020

Analog Devices contributes to global fight against COVID-19

Partners with international advocacy organisation Global Citizen on a televised and streamed special “One World: Together At Home” to be hosted April 18, 2020 in support of the World Health Organization’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund … Analog Devices, Inc., the global leader…

  • 09/04/2020