Recent independent research commissioned by compostable packaging company TIPA reveals 80% of UK shoppers believe that the retail industry should be doing more to tackle the issue of plastic waste, while 6 in 10 (63%) feel it is retailers’ responsibility to reduce the environmental impact of plastic waste.
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.
Nov 20, 2018 Comments (0)
The run up to Christmas is critical for many retailers. To service the public demand for their products, such retailers need excellent supply and logistics back up. Louise Nurse, Sales and Marketing Manager, sara Loading Bay Specialists, looks at the theory and practise of meeting this seasonal demand.
Nov 13, 2018 Comments (0)
Highways England must do more for logistics, says FTA Highways England must prioritise spending on motorways and major A roads, according to FTA, if Britain’s freight industry is to continue to support the nation’s businesses efficiently.
Nov 06, 2018 Comments (0)
Davies Turner, the UK freight forwarder and logistics service provider, is seeing a definite upsurge in enquiries about the availability of warehousing space, driven by customer concerns about the outcome of the Brexit negotiations and the future of UK trade with the EU after March next year.
Oct 30, 2018 Comments (0)
Manufacturing & Logistics IT spoke with a number of leading spokespeople from the vendor and analyst communities about current and possible future developments within the world of printing & labelling technology.
This special technology report will investigate a number of key current and ongoing areas of innovation and development with the printing & labelling marketplace; one of the most critical and fast-changing technology environments within the manufacturing, logistics and retail sectors.
Oct 30, 2018 Comments (0)
Resilience dominates business thinking and planning where trade and the movement of goods are concerned, according to a new report.
Oct 24, 2018 Comments (0)
B2B customers are more demanding than ever. With targeted content on the rise, people expect relevant, accurate information to be made available at a moment’s notice. As a result, B2B companies are figuring out innovative ways to streamline their platforms. But where should you start?
Oct 23, 2018 Comments (0)
The October 2018 edition of Manufacturing & Logistics IT features a Special Technology Report on Printing & Labelling.
For this report, we spoke with a number of leading spokespeople from the vendor and analyst communities about recent, current and possible future developments within the world of printing & labelling technology.
Oct 21, 2018 Comments (0)
Almost a quarter of consumers are still opening goods ordered online that are overpacked according to a survey by Macfarlane Packaging.
Oct 15, 2018 Comments (0)
Industrial property specialists at Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) are predicting more demand for warehouse space post-Brexit and a potential economic and employment boost for the South.