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Logistics UK backs industry drive for new staff with launch of guide for employers about funding and support

Logistics UK backs industry drive for new staff with launch of guide for employers about funding and support

With the industry facing a serious shortage of skilled workers, business group Logistics UK has launched a free guide for employers from across the sector on ‘Funding and support for accessing logistics skills’.

Jungheinrich contributes to The Heineken Group’s win at the British Safety Council International Safety Awards 2021

Jungheinrich contributes to The Heineken Group’s win at the British Safety Council International Safety Awards 2021

Jungheinrich is thrilled to announce its contribution to supporting Heineken, the international brewer, that has won the James Tye Award at the 2021 British Safety Council International Safety Awards for its global Forklift Risk Reduction Programme.

Fortec launches core operational solution

Fortec launches core operational solution

Fortec Distribution Network (Fortec) has launched its core operational system, Nexus. The company describes the move as its latest step towards delivering excellence for its stakeholders.

3D view into the warehouse

3D view into the warehouse

The Linde Warehouse Navigator helps small and medium-sized companies to digitally organise their entire warehouse processes.

Increased vessel delays and rising transportation costs threaten last-mile retail operations going Into critical Black Friday and holiday seasons

Increased vessel delays and rising transportation costs threaten last-mile retail operations going Into critical Black Friday and holiday seasons

Recent vessel-tracking data from project44 reveals substantial year-over-year increases in vessel and shipment delay times across most major trade lanes connecting China to the rest of the global economy.

These longer lead times cast a spotlight on already overburdened transportation networks and ongoing supply chain disruptions.

InPost acceleration continues in UK as it hits 2,000 automated parcel machines

InPost acceleration continues in UK as it hits 2,000 automated parcel machines

InPost, the out-of-home and eCommerce delivery company, has deployed its 2,000th Automated Parcel Machine - or locker unit - in the UK, as it further revolutionises the UK eCommerce shopping experience.

Two thirds of UK logistics workers want employers to support them on the commute

Two thirds of UK logistics workers want employers to support them on the commute

According to a nationally-representative survey into 2,000 UK workers, conducted by corporate transport technology specialist Kura, nearly 60% of logistics workers across the UK hold real concerns around the commute post-Covid. There is a strong cry for help with the commute from employees, particularly among younger workers.

Managing change to smooth technology transition…

Managing change to smooth technology transition…

By SnapFulfil CEO, Tony Dobson.

A massive shift to digital solutions is now well underway in warehousing but, as more companies make the move from manual to automated processes, do we risk leaving our employees behind?

Giving a voice to maintenance and inspection

Giving a voice to maintenance and inspection

LogisticsHandling.com spoke with Phil Jarrett, commercial director of Dakota Integrated Solutions, and Paul Whittingham, operations director of Truckfile, about the companies’ partnership and what voice maintenance and inspection technology offers technicians within the freight transport sector.

FedEx Express expands air network enhancing connections for Asia Pacific exporters

FedEx Express expands air network enhancing connections for Asia Pacific exporters

FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp, has launched four new intercontinental flights originating from Asia Pacific (APAC), providing improved connectivity, with weekly capacity of almost 1,400 tons (1,390,000 kgs), and greater access to APAC customers on the trans-Pacific, intra-Asia, and Europe lanes.

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