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Johnston Logistics UK invests in latest technology to enhance clients’ logistics

Johnston Logistics UK invests in latest technology to enhance clients’ logistics

Logistics provider Johnston Logistics UK has invested further in its Warehouse Management System (WMS) to boost productivity and provide clients with even greater access to information.

cargo-partner offers combined rail and sea transport solution from Western China via ‘Land-Sea Corridor’

cargo-partner offers combined rail and sea transport solution from Western China via ‘Land-Sea Corridor’

The international transport and info-logistics provider offers an intermodal transport service connecting the west of China with the ASEAN region as well as Europe.

Lack of financial support is placing insecure workers at risk

Lack of financial support is placing insecure workers at risk

Following recent research that has brought to light that workers in insecure jobs are twice as likely to die of Covid, Aleksandra Flack, a senior employment lawyer at Langleys Solicitors, commented: “This increase in the chance of death for those in insecure roles can be linked to the lack of financial support available to them.

E-commerce companies urged to reduce parcel volumes to limit courier driver shortage’s impact on online deliveries

E-commerce companies urged to reduce parcel volumes to limit courier driver shortage’s impact on online deliveries

Research recently released by market intelligence agency, Mintel, shows that the Covid-19-inspired rise in online shopping has driven a boom in demand for UK courier and delivery services.

Many couriers and home delivery drivers feel unsafe at work and one fifth have faced dangerous situations

Many couriers and home delivery drivers feel unsafe at work and one fifth have faced dangerous situations

One in five (20%) home delivery professionals have been attacked or threatened by members of the public, while over a third (35%) feel at risk while they are out working alone, especially at night or when in isolated locations.

Department store chain Belk thrives during the pandemic aided by ship-from-store capabilities supported by Logistyx Technologies

Department store chain Belk thrives during the pandemic aided by ship-from-store capabilities supported by Logistyx Technologies

US department store Belk thrived as e-commerce orders surged during the pandemic by having ship-from-store order fulfilment facilities already in place across its 291 store locations with the help of parcel shipping software from Logistyx Technologies.

New industry Trends Report uncovers shifting priorities after COVID

New industry Trends Report uncovers shifting priorities after COVID

AntwerpXL, the award-winning event dedicated to breakbulk, heavy lift and project cargo, has released its first Trends Report ahead of its return to Antwerp Expo,  Belgium, on 7-9 December 2021.

The report, which surveyed the opinions of senior decision makers from a range of business types across the breakbulk supply chain, includes a deep dive into the perceptions around challenges including market volatility, competition and declining profitability, as well as opportunities including investments in renewables, green shipping and offshore oil and gas. 

Siemens: Helping fleet operators transition to full electric trucks in urban areas

Siemens: Helping fleet operators transition to full electric trucks in urban areas

Trucks are responsible for a disproportionate amount of greenhouse gases on the EU’s roads.  In a study by Transport & Environment, trucks were found to have generated 22% of road transport CO2 emissions yet only accounted for less than 2% of the overall traffic on Europe’s roads*.

HTF transport drives efficiency gains with BigChange

HTF transport drives efficiency gains with BigChange

Heavy-lift transport specialist HTF has deployed the latest mobile technology as part of a real-time paperless system that has transformed the business in 6 months.

Crimestoppers and Counter Terrorism Policing launch PORTSAFE campaign urging workers to be extra vigilant about criminal and terror activities

Crimestoppers and Counter Terrorism Policing launch PORTSAFE campaign urging workers to be extra vigilant about criminal and terror activities

The charity Crimestoppers has launched an industry-facing campaign in partnership with Counter Terrorism Policing aimed at those who work and use commercial maritime ports.

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