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Risk management concerns increasing at ports

Risk management concerns increasing at ports

The deadly spread of COVID-19, and the economic and trade disruption the pandemic has caused, is prompting port managers to examine new ways to improve risk management and digital processes, according to the latest biennial global ports survey conducted by Remy InfoSource.

Warehouse optimisation – A timely approach to automation

Warehouse optimisation – A timely approach to automation

As consumer demands and expectations increase and supply chains become more complex, businesses are increasingly turning to automation in order to generate more efficiencies and value from their warehouses and processes.

Shift Work Increases the Risk of Workplace Injury

Shift Work Increases the Risk of Workplace Injury

The logistics industry is one that’s active at all hours of the day and night. To get a package from one place to another as efficiently as possible, hauliers must take advantage of every hour that they have available, and that means calling upon workers to come into work at night-time.

Delivery Comparison Site Parcel2Go See a Surge in Demand During Covid-19 Pandemic

Delivery Comparison Site Parcel2Go See a Surge in Demand During Covid-19 Pandemic

Just about every aspect of life is different in 2020 due to the Coronavirus out-break. Unsurprisingly with so many people housebound, there has been an in-credible surge in the parcel industry with people both ordering a lot more online while also sending more parcels too whether this is to loved ones or returning goods.

From A to B and back again: packaging for returns

From A to B and back again: packaging for returns

Antalis Packaging looks at how well designed and considered returns packaging can save businesses from the damaging impact of returning goods on business profits and the environment.

UKWA welcomes ‘pragmatic’ re-think by government on EU border checks

UKWA welcomes ‘pragmatic’ re-think by government on EU border checks

The UK Warehousing Association (UKWA), the trade body for the warehousing and logistics sector, has welcomed the government’s change of stance on EU border checks, announced on Friday, 12 June.

The association has long insisted that ports simply do not have the capacity to cope with the estimated 200m additional customs declarations per annum likely to be generated by Brexit, and that this would risk serious supply chain interruption.

Zenzic announces results of industry-wide consultation on geospatial data for self-driving vehicles

Zenzic announces results of industry-wide consultation on geospatial data for self-driving vehicles

Zenzic, the organisation dedicated to accelerating the self-driving revolution in the UK, has released its latest report, which reveals that getting self-driving vehicles on UK roads by 2030 will require industry-wide consensus to create large-scale platforms for the collecting, processing and sharing of connected and autonomous vehicle (CAV) specific mapping data.

D2C logistics evolution tackles crisis head on

D2C logistics evolution tackles crisis head on

Of all the unknowns surrounding Covid-19 one thing is certain, its effects and legacy have changed the way people work, live and play, says SnapFulfil UK & Europe CEO, Tony Dobson.

Freight forwarders pin hopes on a trade deal despite government announcing phased transition for new border procedures

Freight forwarders pin hopes on a trade deal despite government  announcing phased transition for new border procedures

Commenting on confirmation by the UK government of new border controls and procedures from the end of the Transition Period, the trade association for UK freight forwarders questioned whether the phased transition will succeed in giving the companies that manage cross-border trade between the UK and EU enough time to make the necessary preparations to facilitate the revised arrangements.

Covid compliant intralogistics

Covid compliant intralogistics

What intralogistics solutions can keep warehouses covid-compliant, allowing staff to work safely and productively? Edward Hutchison, Managing Director of BITO Storage Systems, makes some suggestions.

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