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UPS enhances driver safety training with virtual reality
(NYSE:UPS) this week announced the expansion of its driver training to include Virtual Reality (VR) headsets at its UPS Integrad locations in the United Kingdom and Germany. The VR headsets vividly simulate the experience of driving on German and UK city streets while teaching a more memorable classroom lesson.
BIFA launches networking group for young freight forwarders
The British International Freight Association (BIFA), the trade association for UK freight forwarding and logistics companies, is launching a new networking group, the BIFA Young Forwarders Network (YFN), aimed at supporting individuals that have recently joined the sector.
What is Last Mile Logistics?
Ecommerce is big business right now. Thanks to the growth in mobile shopping and online sites, both consumers and companies are
swapping the high street
for its digital counterpart.
Land shortage could stall growth in logistics facilities
Onward Holdings MD Neil Storey on the challenges facing the UK logistics property market.
Liverpool logistics firm expands its sales team
Knowsley-based logistics provider Sovereign Transport, which is a member of Palletways, Europe’s largest and fastest growing express palletised freight network, has expanded its sales team with the ...
Rockfon contract for Downton
‘Archaic’ logistics recruitment model is changing fast
Rockfon, a leading supplier of acoustic stone wool ceiling and wall products, has awarded a new warehousing and distribution contract to transport specialist CM Downton. The contract was awarded ...
The methods employed by some logistics companies to recruit key personnel have become stale and outdated, but developments in digital technology and social media are bringing about a seismic shift in ...
Vibrant transport sector offset by 432 per cent increase in company failures, new research finds
New end of year figures released in the quarterly Creditsafe Watchdog Report show a bumper month across financial indicators for the transport and logistics sector, counterbalanced by a worrying ...
Smart automation reduces the complexity of logistics for the pharmaceutical industry
The ability to efficiently and reliably distribute medicinal products could be the difference, in an extreme case, between life and death. This is just one of the reasons why, in the pharmaceutical...
Improving efficiency in retail and logistics
Despite tight health and safety regulations to limit the number of accidents in the workplace, over half a million people were reported to have sustained a non-fatal injury at work in 2016. Here, ...
Comment: Why the logistics sector needs to innovate to accommodate
As the ever-changing logistics industry continues to transform, one of the major changes emerging is the scope for intermediate players. Increasingly large companies’ ‘one size fits all’ approach ...
HGV taxes alone pay for almost all the UK’s road maintenance spending, says FTA
New independent research conducted by the Freight Transport Association (FTA), the membership association in the freight and logistics sector, released this week has shown that HGVs pay enough tax ...
TP3 Global launches next generation thermal protection for temperature-sensitive cargo
TP3 Global, supplier of thermal protective covers for the cool chain, has launched SilverQuilt, a multimodal, next-generation thermal protection.
The SilverQuilt achieves temperature protection for ...
Bidvest Logistics saves £25k on fuel with bespoke RTITB Driver CPC training
Thanks to a bespoke fuel-efficient driving course from RTITB, Bidvest Logistics has reported a saving of £25,000 on fuel costs. The company is now on track to further improve the average miles-per-...
Carlsberg Group orders vision-enabled order fulfilment solution from Cimcorp
TGW completes sustainable national logistics hub for Swiss climate technology group
Paragon launches fleXipod dashboard for business intelligence reporting
Wincanton recognised by bodies for commitment to health & safety
Wincanton grows national transport coverage with new facility at DP World London Gateway
Wincanton drives workforce innovation through partnership with software firm HYPE
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