NEVS, a leading Swedish electric vehicle manufacturer, takes another step towards autonomous drive, by using Phantom Auto’s teleoperation safety technology to ensure safe deployment of electric autonomous vehicles.
Articles in category: Supply chain
Brexit, the weather and online shopping: how Britain’s favourite conversations are shaping supply chains
Volatility has been the enemy of logistics and supply chain professionals in the UK and the current environment doesn’t show any signs of getting any easier. The two favourite topics in British conversation have been dominating issues around the supply
Thermo King introduces the power of connectivity to its vehicle-powered transport refrigeration units
Thermo King, a leader in transport temperature control solutions for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, now offers its direct drive, vehicle-powered truck and van refrigeration units connected through TracKing, its hallmark asset management system.
Bis Henderson, the multi-faceted logistics services group, has launched Secure Start, an end-to-end programme management service for customer-focused businesses looking for an on-time, risk-free start-up for their new warehouse or distribution centre.
With news that Sainsbury’s plans to merge with Asda, there are growing concerns around the financial impact on suppliers and issues of monopoly and competitiveness.
OneView Commerce, the retail industry’s leading provider of digital point of sale (POS), enterprise promotions, and inventory management, announced today that Molton Brown Limited has gone live with the digital POS framework at the retailer’s first two London High Street
Online retail delivery order volumes were up +9.6% year-on-year in March, according to the latest data from the IMRG MetaPack UK Delivery Index.
The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF’s) upcoming 62nd Global Summit at the Marina Bay Sands, Singapore from 12th-15th June 2018 will see over 1,000 high-profile delegates from over 400 leading consumer goods companies gather in Singapore for the annual flagship event.
Macfarlane Packaging, the country’s largest protective packaging supplier, is hosting a series of unique events for retailers to address the key operational challenges in e-commerce fulfilment at their state of the art Innovation Lab in Milton Keynes.
UPS has announced that it expects to hire 1,300 seasonal employees to help with the anticipated surge in package volume that will begin in November and continue through January 2017. Throughout 2016, UPS has been working with its customers to
Wincanton, a leading provider of supply chain solutions in the UK and Ireland, has secured a long-term deal with LDH (La Doria, one of the UK’s leading private label supplier of ambient grocery products. Wincanton will provide LDH with warehousing and
Carrefour España innovates its online ‘non-food’ store’s global logistics management with XPO Logistics
XPO Logistics has been selected by Carrefour to manage its online ‘non-food’ store, Carrefour Online, for the Spanish market. Operating out of a new top-grade logistics center in Yunquera de Henares (Guadalajara) with a capacity of over 14,000 sqm, XPO
The Met Office today announces the launch of Hazard Forecast, the latest addition to its DemandMet product portfolio that is specifically designed for logistics and health and safety departments within retailers and suppliers. It helps to ensure the safe and
International e-commerce delivery business wnDirect has appointed Menzies Distribution as one of its supply chain providers in a move that underlines the press distributor’s ambitions in the logistics sector. Menzies drivers will collect packaged orders from wnDirect’s growing portfolio of
Wincanton, a leading provider of supply chain solutions in the UK and Ireland, today announces that one of the world’s most iconic food brands, HJ Heinz, has renewed its long standing contracts. The renewal sees Wincanton retain the service provision
Toyota Material Handling UK supplies Lanchester Wines with fleet of Toyota Tonero gas-powered forklifts
Toyota Material Handling UK has supplied Lanchester Wines with a new fleet of Toyota Tonero gas-powered forklifts after meeting at the Commercial Vehicle show. Lanchester Wines offers a complete wine service, beginning at vineyards all over the world, to bottling,
Consumer delivery company Hermes officially opened its new purpose built, 15,000sq m parcel distribution hub in Warrington, in front of an audience of over 80 of its top retail customers. Designed to support the continuation of the growth of the company
Consumer delivery specialist Hermes is set to launch a new service for SMEs as part of its commitment to providing tailored solutions designed to provide competitive advantage for its customers. The myHermes Business Account, which will be launched in full later this spring, is
CollectPlus to expand and challenge Post Office as most convenient option for parcel deliveries and returns
CollectPlus, the UK’s largest store-based parcel delivery and returns service, today revealed plans to expand its network by 33% – from 5,500 to 7,500 stores in the next 12 months, with a longer term aspiration of achieving 12,000 stores and becoming
Favourite consumer delivery company, DPD, is set to become the first UK carrier to provide a nationwide express Sunday delivery service for all its customers. The service, which will start on 20 July 2014, will help create more than 500 new jobs around the
Jigsaw, the UK’s leading provider of large-scale managed transport solutions, has successfully implemented a business to business integration solution from Kewill, the multimodal transportation management software specialist, to connect its network of hauliers, trading partners and contractors. Kewill’s integration solution, part
Since Typhoo made the decision to ship more raw materials and finished product via Liverpool, the volumes of tea handled by the port have grown exponentially. From supplying around 10% of Typhoo’s needs in 2010 the company anticipates that 75%
Applied Data Corporation (ADC) and Retail Times launch definitive Guide to Profitable Fresh Foods retailing
Applied Data Corporation (ADC), a specialist in Fresh Item Management (FIM), has teamed up with Retail Times, to launch a definitive guide to profitable fresh foods retailing. In a series of articles, we will explore the opportunities and challenges in
Standard Life Investments, one of the largest owners of retail assets in the UK, has partnered with the UK’s leading same day distribution company, CitySprint, to trial the UK’s first two hour time slot ‘store to door’ delivery service from
Online parcel delivery comparison website, My Parcel Delivery, has launched a courier service that is claimed to provide greater security for parcel senders with a pre-labelled, tamper-proof bag to transport packaged items. When businesses or individuals book via My Parcel