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15 May 2019

TrackTrans has announced that Midlands-based Swinson Transport has successfully deployed the company’s cloud-based technology to connect drivers, better utilise its fleet of 20-plus vehicles and handle more than 700 deliveries every month.

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23 May 2019

Shippers don’t want to sink in an ocean of uncertainty, rather they seek to ride the waves of global mega trends. Multimodal’s seminar programme points out the swells and the rip currents.

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29 April 2019

My Fleet Hub launches bringing together a suite of cost and time-savings services in one place.

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12 April 2019

E-commerce customers are offered an 'omnichannel' user experience, but many online vendors do not enjoy a similar backend UX. Multiorders’ all-in-one automated solutions promise to counter this.

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11 April 2019

JLM Transport has deployed a cloud-based transport management system from TrackTrans.

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04 April 2019

The TranSend app deployed on Zebra TC56 devices are used for scan-loading, load building and cross-docking processes.

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25 March 2019

Specialist logistics training provider Mantra Learning has opened a £1million Reverse Logistics Training Centre in Manchester.

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22 March 2019

Böwe Systec has taken a majority stake in UK software engineering and automation supply chain specialist Red Ledge, which has joined the Böwe Systec Group.

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18 March 2019

The supply chain technology company is Renovotec’s fourth acquisition since 2013, and the expanded company will have a turnover of £25 million.

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13 March 2019

Barker and Stonehouse, the UK’s largest independent family-run furniture retailer, has invested in a logistics solution from Paragon to provide customers with a superior delivery service with more choice.

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13 March 2019

Howard Tenens has taken delivery of two 26 tonne 340 BHP dedicated CNG (compressed natural gas) rigids from Scania, bringing the total number of dedicated gas vehicles to four.

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01 March 2019

By May 2019, every business involved in the tobacco supply chain needs to transform the way they track and report on products.

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20 February 2019

Dematic has debuted PackMyRide at LogiMAT, which is said to be the first fully automated parcel loading solution concept for the last mile.

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20 February 2019

Thomas Cullen of consultancy Transport Intelligence says Honda’s plan to shut its Swindon Assembly plant in 2021 has little to do with local politics and everything to do with the changing nature of the automotive supply chain.

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11 February 2019

Demonstrated at its recent Customer Insight Workshops, the latest version of the TranSend ePOD and delivery management system incorporates a new visual display of key performance management information. 

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11 February 2019

Cargo often suffers damage during transport, whether as a result of jolts and shocks or fluctuations in temperature, pressure or humidity. Proof of causation and damage is usually extremely difficult.

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14 January 2019

Utopia Furniture Group has rolled out a 5-in-1 cloud-based system from BigChange that combines mobile apps including electronic POD and vehicle tracking, with customer relationship management system (CRM).

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11 January 2019

Logistics software from Fargo Systems has been selected and implemented by iPort Rail, the new intermodal rail freight facility at the iPort multimodal logistics park.

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09 January 2019

Carrier and retail partnerships are rising to the eCommerce customer challenge says Bruce Fair, Chief Revenue Officer, MetaPack.

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21 December 2018

Recent Office of National Statistics (ONS) retail figures defied many analysts’ gloomy predictions with overall spending up 5% YOY in November. Online spending continued to drive retail growth as e-commerce sales soared by 13.1% over November 2017.

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FEATURES

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15 May 2019

If you’re drowning in spreadsheets, simply consign them to the shredder. Roger Murphy, MD of TrackTrans offers an alternative approach with five very good reasons to embrace automation using the latest Transport Management Systems.

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15 April 2019

All-electric delivery company Gnewt by Menzies Distribution is set to deliver its 500,000th parcel in a ‘green’ delivery contract for fashion retailer ASOS.

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14 January 2019

UK automotive manufacturers needn’t fear being hit by unexpected delays or new tariffs imposed on EU-sourced components following a no-deal Brexit, argues B.G. Bullas’ MD Nathalie Wheeldon, in a new industry study.

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02 November 2018

Ian Haynes, director at pharma consultant Excellis Europe, says enabling collaboration between parallel importers is helping simplify the transition to serialisation post EU-FMD.

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24 October 2018

The biggest sales opportunity of the entire year takes a lot of planning, but Black Friday and the entire peak season still have the capacity to surprise even the most seasoned retail and carrier companies, says Tom Forbes, VP Customer Delivery & International, MetaPack.

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17 October 2018

One of the greatest challenges facing retail businesses today is how to keep the customer proposition attractive yet affordable.

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17 October 2018

James Robbins, CIO at ArrowXL explains Blockchain and outlines how he believes it will grow in prominence as firms grapple with greater demand for authenticity and traceability in the supply chain.

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11 September 2018

Supply chain experts urge firms to prepare now for possible disruption.

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11 September 2018

With just under seven months until the UK exits the European Union, businesses are being urged to apply for Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) Accreditation.

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03 September 2018

An RFID tagging project for a major distribution company was at risk of failing without expert analysis of the difficulties. The system was achieving a 99.5% success rate in the outbound lane but only a 70% to 80% success rate in the in-bound lane. CoreRFID was hired to diagnose and help resolve the issue.

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06 August 2018

A Scandit white paper provides insight into how post and parcel organisations can use mobile computer vision-enabled data capture and augmented reality solutions running on smart devices to increase the capabilities of existing barcodes in ways that dedicated scanners cannot.

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06 August 2018

The container transport industry is entering a period of notable experimentation, says Report.

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27 July 2018

The financial auditor says ‘from a supply chain perspective, businesses need to understand in detail how they buy and sell products and services from around the world’.

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01 July 2018

An important repair service provider for the automotive industry, Fletcher Moorland uses an industrial vending solution from Apex Supply Chain to ensure its engineers are well equipped to meet challenging deadlines.

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01 July 2018

The impact of electric vehicles on logistics in the automotive sector will be immense. The problem is that nobody is quite sure just how immense, says Thomas Cullen at consultancy Transport Intelligence.

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20 June 2018

Industry-leading magazine Handling & Storage solutions is asking YOU - its readers - to tell us the key trends you observe in the warehouse and logistics sector and make predictions for the warehouse of tomorrow.

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01 June 2018

The focus is on optimising delivery networks to keep up with consumer demand, says John Perry, MD at supply chain consultancy SCALA.

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15 May 2018

To increase revenue and market share, 3PLs are improving packaging and delivery systems, entering quality agreements with partner firms, and investing in temperature monitoring, according to Sharan Raj, a lead analyst for logistics research at Technavio.

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17 April 2018

The online fashion giant is accelerating its already considerable investment in logistics to back up industry leading delivery and returns propositions.

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04 April 2018

The grocery eCommerce market is well on course to reach current predictions of between £18-20bn in 2020 – a remarkable story of growth and supply chain capability given the intense and unique requirements that selling food in multiple temperature ranges presents.

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