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Brightpearl’s Peak Season Virtual Summit September 2022

Brightpearl’s Peak Season Virtual Summit September 2022

Brightpearl will host their first ever virtual summit, the ‘Peak Season Summit’ on Thursday 22nd September from 9am to 11pm. The Summit, which Brightpearl refers to as a ‘holiday readiness’ event will offer valuable insight to prepare retailers for the busy festive period so that they can handle increased demand without putting too much strain […]

Logistics & Transport Management (TMS) Software Logistics News Posted by Joe Whitehurst on September 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 […]

Delivery Management Last Mile Delivery Logistics News Route Optimisation & Planning Posted by Joe Whitehurst on July 6, 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 Management Last Mile Delivery Logistics News Route Optimisation & Planning Posted by Rob Spivey on June 23, 2022.
Global Road Safety Week: The importance of a proactive and holistic approach to road safety

Global Road Safety Week: The importance of a proactive and holistic approach to road safety

This month the WHO and the UN regional commissions convene to host the 6th UN Global Road Safety Week to garner policy commitments both locally and nationally in order to improve road safety worldwide.  The Week signifies the official launch of the Decade of Action for Road Safety (2021-2030), a Global Plan which has ambitious […]

Logistics News Posted by Joe Whitehurst on May 11, 2022.
The State of eCommerce, eFulfilment & Last Mile in 2022

The State of eCommerce, eFulfilment & Last Mile in 2022

Last mile delivery and eFulfilment are closely linked in today’s eCommerce market. A new report from Ti Insight, eCommerce: eFulfilment and Last-Mile Market Size 2022,  addresses the key trends, challenges and developments facing the eCommerce market, today and in the future, whilst providing comprehensive market growth data and forecasts. While the market for last mile […]

Delivery Management Last Mile Delivery Logistics News Route Optimisation & Planning Supply Chain Posted by Zoe on April 11, 2022.
What to expect in logistics & delivery management in 2022

What to expect in logistics & delivery management in 2022

What’s 2022 got in store for the transportation, delivery & logistics sector? 2020 may have been the year that changed everything, but 2021 didn’t see the ‘return to normal’ many were looking for. The last two years have seen exponential changes to the way we live, work – and shop. In fact, if 2021 has […]

Analytics Electric Vehicles & Alternative Drivetrains Logistics News Stream Team News Sustainability Posted by Zoe on January 25, 2022.
Key Facts & Figures for Vans, Trucks, Cars and Buses

Key Facts & Figures for Vans, Trucks, Cars and Buses

The vehicle fact sheets, published at the end of 2021 by ACEA (European Automobile Manufacturers Association), highlight some key data in relation to different vehicle categories.  Specifically, these fact sheets look at vans, trucks, cars and buses as they represent the most common modes of transport for both business and leisure throughout the European Union.  […]

Logistics News Posted by Rob Spivey on January 7, 2022.
2050 Vision: What’s in the future for the UK’s transport sector – and how can we get there?

2050 Vision: What’s in the future for the UK’s transport sector – and how can we get there?

The UK’s transport sector is going through a period of rapid change. Net-zero targets, changing consumer habits, and increased automation, digitisation & connectivity, all bring challenges and opportunities across the sector. Innovate UK, which is the United Kingdom’s innovation agency, has this month launched a new report UK Transport Vision 2050, which looks at the […]

Logistics News Posted by Zoe on August 18, 2021.
Infographic: Semiconductor shortage slows LCV market growth despite 35,000 new vans hitting the British roads

Infographic: Semiconductor shortage slows LCV market growth despite 35,000 new vans hitting the British roads

In June 2021, almost 35,000 new vans hit the British roads amidst the ongoing global semiconductor shortages which has slowed a bumper recovery for the van market.  According to the latest figures released by Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), a total of 34,635 new vans were registered in June. This number is up […]

Logistics News Uncategorized Posted by Rob Spivey on July 12, 2021.
Warehousing Report: Third-Party Logistics Companies Now Leading Occupiers of Warehouse Space

Warehousing Report: Third-Party Logistics Companies Now Leading Occupiers of Warehouse Space

A new report produced by Savills, and commissioned by United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA), has highlighted the growth in the UK warehousing sector and the seismic shifts in occupier profile over the course of the last six years.  In 2015, High Street retailers were the dominant occupiers of UK warehousing units, however over the last […]

Logistics News Posted by Rob Spivey on July 1, 2021.