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July’s Electric Vehicle & Alternative Drivetrain News Roundup

July’s Electric Vehicle & Alternative Drivetrain News Roundup

To preface July’s edition of our Electric Vehicle & Alternative Drivetrain News Roundup it would be remiss of us not to allude to the realities of climate change, as we ourselves experienced first hand its tangible influence throughout the month.  Europe experienced a severe heatwave, which had real world implications for numerous countries across the […]

Electric Vehicle & Alternative Drivetrain Roundup Electric Vehicles & Sustainability Posted by Joe Whitehurst on August 5, 2022.
Three key emerging trends that are transforming intralogistics

Three key emerging trends that are transforming intralogistics

Over the past two years, three key trends: eGrocery, micro fulfilment centres and automation, have precipitated unparalleled growth and change within intralogistics.  Logistics processes for micro-fulfilment for groceries in particular have witnessed significant innovation over that time period to such an extent that customers in major cities across the globe can have their food shopping […]

Delivery & Logistics Management Posted by Joe Whitehurst on July 28, 2022.
The Future of Work in Logistics

The Future of Work in Logistics

DHL’s latest trend report ‘Future of Work in Logistics’ offers valuable insight into the three forces of change that are sculpting and accelerating the future of work within the logistics industry. Shifting demographics, technology advancements and the Covid-19 pandemic are key factors that have, and will continue to, fundamentally change the logistics industry at a […]

Delivery & Logistics Management Posted by Joe Whitehurst on July 19, 2022.
What is a ‘Milk Run’ in logistics?

What is a ‘Milk Run’ in logistics?

When it comes to the transportation of goods, you may have heard the term ‘milk run’ being mentioned.  So what exactly does it mean, what’s the official definition and what are some examples of them being used?   Milk Run Meaning: A ‘milk run’ is the name given to the process where a vehicle picks […]

Delivery & Logistics Management Posted by Rob Spivey on July 14, 2022.
Three Simple Ways to Lower Your Shipping Costs and Boost Your Profits

Three Simple Ways to Lower Your Shipping Costs and Boost Your Profits

Businesses and consumers feel the impact of continually rising fuel prices Brightpearl by Sage’s guide ‘10 Techniques to Lower Shipping Costs and Boost Profit’ is essential reading at the moment, given that the cost of petrol and diesel continue to hit fresh records daily here in the UK. At the time of writing The RAC […]

Customer Service Delivery & Logistics Management Posted by Joe Whitehurst on July 6, 2022.
June’s Electric Vehicle & Alternative Drivetrain News Roundup

June’s Electric Vehicle & Alternative Drivetrain News Roundup

To preface this month’s edition of our Monthly Electric Vehicle & Alternative Drivetrain News Roundup, new research led by the UK Met Office has found that there is a 48% chance that the Earth will exceed 1.5°C of warming above pre-industrial levels over the next four years, even if humans stopped all emissions immediately. Research […]

Electric Vehicle & Alternative Drivetrain Roundup Electric Vehicles & Sustainability Posted by Joe Whitehurst on June 30, 2022.
What are the most popular devices for using Stream?

What are the most popular devices for using Stream?

Making sure your operatives have the right tools for the job is one of the most important factors when running a business, but when that comes to mobile devices, it doesn’t always have to be the latest and greatest device with all the best features, it just has to be the one that fits the […]

ePOD Devices Posted by Rob Spivey on June 28, 2022.
How to combat rising fuel prices in the transportation & logistics industry

How to combat rising fuel prices in the transportation & logistics industry

We know that cutting costs without cutting corners is high on the list of priorities for any business, so what steps can delivery and logistics companies take to combat rising fuel prices? Fuel prices in the UK have once again hit record levels this week, with the average price of petrol and diesel now reaching […]

Delivery & Logistics Management Electric Vehicles & Sustainability Posted by Rob Spivey on June 23, 2022.
What do transportation operators really think about the UK’s progression towards net zero emissions by 2050?

What do transportation operators really think about the UK’s progression towards net zero emissions by 2050?

A collection of 190 countries worldwide, including the UK, have pledged to reach net zero emissions by 2050 in a bid to tackle the escalating climate crisis. The UK government has ambitious aims to meet this pledge via their Net Zero Strategy initiative – a collection of policies and proposals that are designed to decarbonise […]

Electric Vehicles & Sustainability Posted by Joe Whitehurst on June 21, 2022.
The significance of a Transport Manager: The glue that holds your delivery operation together

The significance of a Transport Manager: The glue that holds your delivery operation together

The importance of the Transport Manager (or relative figure) within your fleet business cannot be understated.  Their role is defined as being ‘responsible for directing, coordinating, planning and overseeing tasks and operations within an organisation involving transportation activities.’ Directly or indirectly, they set the standard for numerous parts of a collective whole, including: compliance and […]

Delivery & Logistics Management Fleet & Compliance Management Posted by Joe Whitehurst on June 13, 2022.