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Retailers must address challenge of overpacking according to consumer survey

Retailers must address challenge of overpacking according to consumer survey

Almost a quarter of consumers are still opening goods ordered online that are overpacked according to a survey by Macfarlane Packaging.

Brexit could see demand soar for warehousing, predicts Lambert Smith Hampton

Brexit could see demand soar for warehousing, predicts Lambert Smith Hampton

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.

New Watchdog data reveals the UK transport and logistics sector remains on the right track

New Watchdog data reveals the UK transport and logistics sector remains on the right track

Figures released in the latest quarterly Creditsafe Watchdog Report show promising signs of growth for the UK’s Transport and Logistics sector, as the total value of sales, number of employees and number of active companies all increased year-on-year.

IAG Cargo selects finalists for Hangar 51 accelerator

IAG Cargo selects finalists for Hangar 51 accelerator

IAG Cargo has announced the cargo finalists from this year’s Hangar 51 accelerator programme for start-ups that it will be collaborating with over the coming months.

FTA urges DfT to bring longer semi-trailers into circulation early

FTA urges DfT to bring longer semi-trailers into circulation early

Following the successful report on the Longer Semi-Trailer (LST) trial by the Department for Transport (DfT), the Freight Transport Association is pushing the Department to conclude its trial of the vehicles early to bring them into general circulation as soon as possible.

Over half of consumers call for more urgent government action to reduce plastic waste

Over half of consumers call for more urgent government action to reduce plastic waste

Recent independent research commissioned by compostable packaging company TIPA reveals consumers are urgently demanding more action to reduce the environmental impact of plastic waste.

How to beat the back to work blues

How to beat the back to work blues

That September feeling: we all know it. Summer is over, the weather begins to turn, and the next bank holiday isn't until Christmas - an eternity away.

Enforcing packaging standards across the supply chain delivers ethical and financial value

Enforcing packaging standards across the supply chain delivers ethical and financial value

Switched on brands are becoming ever more aware of the importance of packaging when it comes to consumer experience.

Phone addiction is leading to decline in high street sales

Phone addiction is leading to decline in high street sales

New research published by Textlocal, one of the UK's leading SMS marketing platforms, highlights how a third of respondents feel that they are dependent on their smartphones and that 80% now use their mobiles for shopping, with one in five doing so at least once a day.

Brexit concerns loom large, despite businesses doing all they can to prepare

Brexit concerns loom large, despite businesses doing all they can to prepare

Fears over Brexit appear to be increasing businesses' perception of the risks in their supply chain, despite evidence suggesting many have taken steps to ready themselves for a post-Brexit environment, a new report has found.

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