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Leveraging the levy

Leveraging the levy

Dave Cormack, strategic partnerships director at national transport and logistics training provider System Group, says the opportunity is there for the Apprenticeship Levy to embrace broader skills requirements, as well as apprenticeships.

Tesco announcement of removal of hard to recycle plastics is the way forward

Tesco announcement of removal of hard to recycle plastics is the way forward

Vanden Recycling has welcomed Tesco's announcement that it has notified its suppliers that it will remove hard to recycle materials from its products sold in its stores by 2019.

The future of spare parts warehousing

The future of spare parts warehousing

In line with the digitalisation of manufacturing lines, warehouses too are becoming more advanced. The traditional, manual process can be challenging for warehouse operatives and is prone to error. By adding digital solutions and intuitive User Interfaces, cognitive load can be reduced from staff and an audit trail can be used to track stock's movement.

CFTS: lift truck safety inspections ‘need same clarity as HGVs’

CFTS: lift truck safety inspections ‘need same clarity as HGVs’

Logistics managers are being urged to seek absolute clarity over forklift Thorough Examinations, after it was revealed lift trucks are involved in 50% more serious accidents than HGVs.

Employee whistleblowing telephone calls up 7% at UK transport and logistics firms

Employee whistleblowing telephone calls up 7% at UK transport and logistics firms

The trend for employees at transport and logistics organisations to use whistleblowing hotlines has accelerated following last year's Hollywood harassment scandals.

New research shows a 7% increase in calls in 2017 according to Expolink, European provider of outsourced speak up "whistleblowing" services.

LPG and BioLPG – improving forklift truck efficiency

LPG and BioLPG – improving forklift truck efficiency

Initiatives such as the Renewable Energy Directive and Paris Agreement have provided businesses with a blueprint on combatting climate change.

GDPR: Is your training provider battle ready?

GDPR: Is your training provider battle ready?

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will shake up data privacy regulations, but John Green, chief operating officer at training provider System Group, believes many in the transport and logistics sector remain unprepared for its arrival this month.

Can companies build a more resilient last-mile delivery operations in today’s competitive landscape?

Can companies build a more resilient last-mile delivery operations in today’s competitive landscape?

By Maarten Hemmes, CarPal CEO & Founder.

As logistics is changing rapidly, more companies continue to look for ways to improve and optimise their last-mile delivery based on customer's demands and pressure from upcoming trends in the market.

Online purchases in CPG are trending up, consumer survey shows

Online purchases in CPG are trending up, consumer survey shows

Consumer packaged goods (CPG), once purchased almost exclusively in stores, are quickly moving into the digital realm as more and more consumers are researching and purchasing CPG products online.

This is according to survey findings released from Periscope By McKinsey, which offers a suite of Marketing & Sales Analytics Solutions to help companies achieve sustainable revenue growth.

360-degree view of forklift surroundings

360-degree view of forklift surroundings

If a pedestrian walks into the 'blind spot' of a forklift truck, there is potential for an accident to occur. The driver may not notice the person before it is too late, or even not at all.

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