Category: Logistics

Unboxing clever

Because most online shoppers expect their parcels to arrive at the front door a matter of hours from the moment they’ve pressed ‘Buy Now’ on their ‘phone, tablet or other device, the ability to fulfill orders quickly, cost efficiently and accurately has long been accepted as fundamental to any internet retailer’s success. Indeed, plenty of the research undertaken into the e-commerce market suggests that, as far as the consumer is

Thermo King Cold Storage Solutions to Support COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

Thermo King, by Trane Technologies (NYSE: TT), a global climate innovator, has expanded its portfolio of temporary storage solutions that can meet the unique requirements of global pharmaceutical companies developing COVID-19 vaccines. Thermo King is the global leader in intelligent end-to-end temperature-controlled cold chain solutions. Pharmaceutical companies in final-stage clinical trials anticipate they will require strict temperature controls to safeguard their products – down to temperatures as low as -70

Warehouse Space: A new strategy for a new reality

In the wake of the Coronavirus crisis, logistics professionals will be seeking to create supply chains that are far more flexible and resilient. Inevitably, a re-think on how much inventory is deployed across the network will be a major factor in reducing risk and securing supply. A new, intelligent strategy on managing space could hold the answer?  Steve Purvis, Operations Director at Bis Henderson Space COVID-19, the associated lock-downs, and

Talent in Logistics celebrates the sector

The fourth annual Talent in Logistics Awards for 2020 took place on Thursday 1 October and was not quite the glittering awards ceremony that we have become accustomed to, but given the extraordinary circumstances the sector has found itself in this year, the team at Talent in Logistics thought it only right to deliver a virtual awards night that promoted the celebration and recognition of all those working in logistics. 

TT Club Underlines its Commitment to the Middle East Market

TT Club has appointed Abdul Fahl to take up the role of TTMS (Gulf) Director. The move follows the return to London from Dubai of Julien Horn who will continue in the position of Portfolio Underwriter for the Middle East, Eastern Med and African region and reiterates the TT’s long-standing commitment to provide insurance solutions and unique support for its regional Membership and brokers. The TT Club is committed to

freight forwarders

Customs brokerage processing to DDC

Global freight forwarders hand off customs brokerage processing to DDC as Brexit transition ends DDC FPO, a global provider of business process outsourcing (BPO) solutions for the freight industries, announces its multilingual customs brokerage processing services to the UK and EU transport and logistics sectors as the Brexit transition period comes to an end this year. Brexit’s forecast disruptions to global trade highlight the demand for external customs brokerage processing

freeports

Freeports announcement

Zoe McLernon, Multi Modal Policy Manager, Logistics UK comments on the recent UK government freeports announcement “Logistics UK is pleased to see the government progress its plans to establish Freeports across the UK; these sites have the potential to unlock significant opportunities for international trade post-Brexit. We called for an ambitious customs model, measures to speed up planning processes, and a commitment to geographic flexibility and opportunities for all transport

sustainability

PALLITE Make the Mark with Sustainability Certification

PALLITE, an international designer and manufacturer of paper board products from Northamptonshire, UK, has been awarded The Planet Mark, demonstrating their commitment to sustainability and environmental protection. The Planet Mark is a sustainability certification which recognises outstanding achievements, encourages action, and builds an empowered community of like-minded individuals. First year certification is based on the commitment to continuous improvement in sustainability in business operations by measuring and reducing your carbon

fuel duty

Fuel duty rise a blow to economic recovery

Speaking in response to rumours circulating of a potential fuel duty rise, Elizabeth de Jong, Director of Policy at Logistics UK, comments: “Logistics UK and its members are extremely concerned by rumours circulating of a significant fuel duty rise in the Autumn Budget. Logistics businesses have worked tirelessly during the pandemic to ensure the nation is supplied with all the goods and services it needs, all while operating at very

blockchain

Blockchain transaction capacity and speed boost

Complete supply chain transparency, unprecedented security and the transactional capacity to serve the needs of even the largest Fortune 500 and Global 500 companies are all now possible following the launch of ShipChain Mainnet. This launch is a significant milestone toward achieving a modular system across the entire supply chain. With all the uncertainties in the world today, it gives supply chain decision-makers the incentive to move from considering how