PRODUCTS & SERVICES

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20 April 2021

TO FURTHER improve the efficiency of its grocery home shopping service, Asda has become the first UK supermarket to introduce a powered stair climber, in collaboration with materials handling specialist, Stanley.

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12 April 2021

THE TEMPERATURE CONTROLLED STORAGE & DISTRIBUTION (TCS&D) exhibition, conference and awards will return to the East of England Arena in Peterborough on the 7th & 8th September.

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06 April 2021

CHAUCER LOGISTICS, the dedicated furniture logistics provider, has launched the first stage of its £1 million expansion programme to support its booming home delivery service across the UK.

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29 March 2021

Electrical retailer, Hughes, has extended its remit with two- person delivery ArrowXL, to provide a 24-hour delivery service.

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29 March 2021

GAUSSIN HAS launched a hydrogen-powered autonomous vehicle with a robotic arm for yard automation.

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06 April 2021

HOWARD TENENS LOGISTICS has been awarded the Gold sustainability rating by EcoVadis for the 4th year in a row, having now placed in the 97th percentile among companies assessed.

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24 March 2021

The 10,000+ sq m bonded warehouse is the first of its kind in the region and will provide an integrated, multimodal transport service to customers and faster eCommerce fulfilment and reduced costs.

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03 March 2021

DP WORLD will fast-track the delivery of a speculative 146,000 sq ft green warehouse facility at London Gateway’s Logistics Park before the end of 2021.

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02 March 2021

Walkers Transport has secured the three-year transport and logistics contract worth over £20 million with the UK-based sealant, adhesive and building chemical supplier, Sika Everbuild.

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05 February 2021

GYM EQUIPMENT provider Concept2 has chosen 2-person delivery company ArrowXL to handle the delivery of its product range to households across the UK.

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05 February 2021

THE ECOMMERCE boom during the Covid-19 pandemic has boosted demand for online retail across Europe, with brand stores and smaller sales platforms having to compete against the big retailers and marketplaces.

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27 January 2021

HOWARD TENENS Logistics and Toolstation have scooped partnership of the year at the prestigious Logistics UK awards.

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05 February 2021

COURIER DX has opened a depot.

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22 January 2021

Mercian Logistics, member of The APC network, has opened a new operational parcel depot at Barnwood Point, Corinium Avenue, Gloucester. 

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13 January 2021

Furniture and home products marketplace Pepperfry has awarded the contract to FM Logistic to provide omnichannel logistics and fulfilment services in the India’s western region.

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17 December 2020

P&O Ferrymasters and its parent company DP World today have completed a common carrier agreement, to integrate their global maritime and logistics services into a unified customer proposition.

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17 December 2020

2020 has been a historic year for industrial & logistics, says Colliers, with the sector outperforming retail and offices, and reaching record highs for take-up and occupational demand. 

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08 December 2020

A healthcare procurement company and Abu Dhabi Ports have signed an agreement to jointly launch the largest healthcare and medical supplies cold store DC in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

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23 November 2020

PlayStation 5 supply problems shows that 'size does matter' in logistics, says Professor Richard Wilding OBE, Professor of Supply Chain Strategy at Cranfield School of Management.

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23 November 2020

Work has begun on a 482,000 sq ft warehouse for the world’s leading contract logistics provider, DHL Supply Chain, at DP World London Gateway.

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FEATURES

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05 April 2021

Consultant Phil Reuben explains why a dynamic supply chain is essential in 2021.

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13 April 2021

XPO LOGISTICS and Nestlé have announced their flagship distribution centre in the UK has completed its phased opening to full operations.

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25 March 2021

Aztek Logistics operations manager Duncan Pannell outlines how the independent 3PL is preparing in stages for a more automated future, with semi-automated solutions.

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25 March 2021

A consumer survey has highlighted last mile concerns as key factors in choosing retailers.

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23 February 2021

The past year presented an endless torrent of obstacles for British businesses. The implementation of Brexit, coupled with the economic consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic, have caused major disruption for many companies, says Atul Bhakta. But he sees some signs for hope.

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16 February 2021

The last-minute free trade agreement struck with the EU has been catastrophic for UK businesses and their EU customers. Kate Lester offers an honest evaluation of the challenges and some advice on how to guide clients during this difficult phase.

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15 February 2021

The growth of online retail comes with a kick – it’s more expensive to fulfil than the store model. What can retailers do to logistics costs to boost margins? BearingPoint’s Stuart Higgins has some answers.

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06 April 2021

Mechan is supplying a multidisciplinary main contractor, Winvic Construction, with a bespoke rail traverser for a new £29 million Intermodal Rail Freight Terminal that is being constructed for Prologis at its DIRFT intermodal logistics park in Northamptonshire.

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26 January 2021

Courier comparison site ParcelHero says many of Britain’s favourite High Street stores are doomed to an online-only existence. Their future success depends a lot on the final mile, says ParcelHero’s head of consumer research, David Jinks MILT.

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23 January 2021

Wincanton MD of Digital & eFulfilment, Paul Durkin says the pandemic has pulled online fulfilment investment forward or many firms.

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23 December 2020

2020 has been an extremely turbulent year, with the public, businesses and the supply chains that serve them feeling the effects. But how will the fallout affect the supply chain in the months to come, asks John Perry?

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06 January 2021

Faced with mounting challenges, Louisa Hosegood asks how should businesses adapt their urban warehousing to meet rocketing eComm order volumes?

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03 December 2020

The pandemic is pushing people towards online shopping this Christmas, with companies adapting. For example, Royal Mail is hiring 33,000 extra temporary workers to help cope with the demand of parcels from online purchases.

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13 November 2020

We have both physical and virtual events planned for 2021, to give attendees with broad preferences every opportunity to learn and improve their warehouse operations in preparation for the challenges ahead.

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16 November 2020

The BCMPA, the Association for Contract Manufacturing, Packing, Fulfilment & Logistics, says lockdown 2.0 has further intensified the inexorable move towards online sales and deliveries made direct to consumer (DTC).

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19 November 2020

Advanced robotics and automation technologies are becoming increasingly commonplace due to lower costs, improved capabilities, and the availability of products tailored to the needs of the industry, according to The Logistics Trend Radar from DHL. Simon Duddy reports.

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16 November 2020

Is it time to consider a radical approach to distributing eComm orders using underground magnetised loops instead of trucks and vans, asks Phill Davies?

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28 October 2020

Analytics can help managing the rise and cost of online returns, says Ken Fleming.

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27 October 2020

ParcelHero says the UK are likely to spend £39.41bn online this Christmas as online spending is predicted to outstrip High Street sales for the first time.

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17 November 2020

The UK has affirmed its commitment to becoming a carbon-neutral economy in law; the Climate Change Act 2008 now includes the target to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) by 2050. While the UK’s total carbon dioxide emissions are falling steadily, having decreased by 39% since 1990, the transport sector still has a long way to go before it reaches its goal of complete decarbonisation, says Zoe McLernon, Policy Manager of Multimodal at Logistics UK.

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SPONSORED CONTENT

10 October 2013

DP World London Gateway has been honoured by rail freight operator DB Schenker Rail UK in a locomotive naming ceremony which took place at the rail terminal at the UK's newest deep-sea container port and logistics park.

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