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Gartner identifies 5 actions to optimise logistics costs from within the organisation

Gartner identifies 5 actions to optimise logistics costs from within the organisation

Given that logistics leaders face pressure from their stakeholders to optimise logistics costs while maintaining service and performance levels, Gartner, Inc. has identified five actions to achieve cost optimisation from within the organisation.

Automation is the route to environmentally aware intralogistics

Automation is the route to environmentally aware intralogistics

Consumers’ environmental expectations are adding a new layer of supply chain complexity – how are companies going to respond? Steve Richmond, Director Logistics Systems, Jungheinrich UK discusses the role of automation within intralogistics to support the green agenda.

Brexit's impact on the logistics sector

Brexit's impact on the logistics sector

Challenge-trg Group, the UK logistics recruitment and distribution company, has unveiled plans to prepare its staff for Brexit, as the extension deadline of Thursday 31 October fast approaches.

Are warehouses facilitating supply chain talent shortage, ssks UK handling supplier

Are warehouses facilitating supply chain talent shortage, ssks UK handling supplier

At a time of year when many warehouses are finding that they don’t have the resources onboard to effectively manage holiday demand, one materials handling expert is looking beyond the next few months to consider ongoing talent availability across the sector.

Route planning and fleet management key to a successful delivery operation

Route planning and fleet management key to a successful delivery operation

Route planning and fleet management are key to a successful delivery operation, according to the recently appointed Logistics Director of two-man, white-glove specialist Panther Warehousing.

IMHX 2019: NEC Birmingham, 24 – 27 September 2019

IMHX 2019: NEC Birmingham, 24 – 27 September 2019

Are your warehousing costs higher than they should be? Probably. Most companies know what their warehouse is costing to run, but they have no idea what the minimum spend to operate their warehouse should be.

Moody Logistics calls for increase in driver apprenticeships as part of ‘Love the Lorry’ week

Moody Logistics calls for increase in driver apprenticeships as part of ‘Love the Lorry’ week

The Managing Director of North East-based Moody Logistics is calling on haulage firms to help solve a nationwide shortage of HGV drivers by creating more apprenticeships.

Automation is the foundation for intelligent intralogistics

Automation is the foundation for intelligent intralogistics

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is becoming increasingly of interest for organisations wrestling with new supply chain challenges. But can companies maximise the value of AI without a strong intralogistics foundation?

Urban warehouses can be good neighbours

Urban warehouses can be good neighbours

Quiet running and environmentally friendly materials handling equipment is essential if operators of urban warehouses want to be ‘good neighbours’ says Paul Murray, JCB’s Teletruk General Manager.

Urban warehouse units located on the doorstep of both residential and business customers are increasingly serving as an integral part of the ‘last mile’ delivery process.

Push ahead on Heathrow Airport expansion for the sake of post-Brexit trade, says FTA

Push ahead on Heathrow Airport expansion for the sake of post-Brexit trade, says FTA

An expanded Heathrow Airport is vital to support the UK’s global trading ambitions post-Brexit, according to FTA, the organisation representing the whole logistics sector.

Reacting positively to the contents of Heathrow Limited’s Airport Expansion Consultation, FTA is urging the Department for Transport (DfT) to support Heathrow Limited’s vision so the airport can press ahead with construction and, ultimately, usher in new opportunities for global trade.

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