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Critical and key issues in material handling, logistics and distribution
Critical issues are thought provoking articles relating to strategy,legislation,technology,best practice and the some of the most challenging business topics in the world of material handling.The articles in this section have been contributed by senior industry leaders, research analysts, trade associations such as the UKWA (United Kingdom Warehousing Association) BIFA (British International Freight Association), the FTA (Freight Transport Association) and the FLTA ( ForkLift Truck Association), as well as many others.
Other important topics covered in this section concern Health and Safety in Logistics with articles from the Health & Safety Executive (HSE).Taxation, government policy,climate change,recruitment and training schemes are all covered, as well as educational opportunities at various UK logistics educational facilities such at Cranfield University.
Feb 18, 2020 Comments (0)
Forwarders and hauliers now have enough clarity to start preparing for a post-Brexit business landscape, according Peter MacSwiney, chairman of Customs clearance solutions provider Agency Sector Management (ASM).
Feb 14, 2020 Comments (0)
Italian logistics companies enjoyed significant growth last year: “In Italy, we recorded an increase in freight of 16 percent as compared with 2018,” says TIMOCOM Business Analyst Tilman Fecke.These increases buck the European trend. Unfortunately, the recently completed yearly review of TIMOCOM's transport barometer is not nearly so positive for the rest of Europe.
Road transport industry failing to react to rising pressure for increased environmental responsibility, according to Paragon survey
Feb 11, 2020 Comments (0)
Three quarters (75%) of transport planning professionals have seen increasing pressure on their logistics operations to reduce environmental impact in the last 12 months, yet two thirds (66%) believe that much more needs to be done to keep pace with public pressure for action. These were just some of the key results from the Paragon Software Systems’ annual UK customer survey completed by more than 100 industry specialists.
Feb 04, 2020 Comments (0)
As Goplasticpallets.com’s plastic pallet recycling scheme celebrates its one-year anniversary this month, The Responsible Plastic Pallet Company reveals those counties that are recycling the most of their used plastic pallets and boxes.
Feb 03, 2020 Comments (0)
Employees of XPO Logistics, a leading global provider of transport and logistics solutions, helped families in need over the holiday season by delivering more than seven tonnes of food to 35 food banks. The donation is equivalent to providing an estimated 9,500 meals for vulnerable people across the UK.
Jan 31, 2020 Comments (0)
As entries for the Forklift Operator of the Year and LGV Driver of the Year open on 13th January 2020, Talent in Logistics is urging businesses to enter their skilled employees in these renowned…
Jan 28, 2020 Comments (0)
Fleet management specialist Fleet Operations is urging fleet operators to ensure their drivers have regular eyesight tests following new research which shows that thousands of drivers lose their licence each year in the UK due to poor eyesight.
Jan 24, 2020 Comments (0)
The Association of Industrial Truck Trainers has emphasised the important role of pre-use checks when operating workplace transport, as part of an ongoing endeavour to improve safety standards throughout the materials handling industry.
Jan 22, 2020 Comments (0)
The government’s proposal to bring forward restrictions on EU migrants deemed to be ‘low-skilled’ will worsen the severe labour shortage in the logistics sector, according to FTA.