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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.
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 & Alternative Drivetrains 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 Management Logistics & Transport Management (TMS) Software Walkaround Checks & Defect Reporting Posted by Joe Whitehurst on June 13, 2022.
May’s Electric Vehicle & Alternative Drivetrain News Roundup

May’s Electric Vehicle & Alternative Drivetrain News Roundup

Welcome to the first edition of our new monthly Electric Vehicle & Alternative Drivetrain News Roundup, where we’ll be summarising and assessing our favourite bits of news worldwide pertaining to a wide range of eco-friendly vehicle types. In this month’s May edition Renault Trucks, Tesla, DPD, the UK Government, the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) […]

Electric Vehicles & Alternative Drivetrains Sustainability Posted by Joe Whitehurst on June 6, 2022.
Which Home & Garden brands are excelling at ecommerce (and delivery) in 2022?

Which Home & Garden brands are excelling at ecommerce (and delivery) in 2022?

Which well-known Home & Garden brands are excelling at ecommerce (and delivery) in 2022? Avalara and Fluid Commerce’s Home & Garden Top 50: Ecommerce Report has analysed the leading Home & Garden ecommerce retailers whose websites are built on Adobe Commerce (and powered by Magento) in order to identify which well-known brands are excelling at […]

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What is the impact of technology on warehouse productivity?

What is the impact of technology on warehouse productivity?

Technology has long been a driving force for improving warehouse productivity, and that isn’t something that’s about to change. For years, warehouse operations have been evolving to adapt to: Changes in consumer behaviour  Productivity challenges  Recruitment & labour  Increasingly interconnected supply chains  In the recent Warehouse Vision Study: Dynamic Markets Demand Warehouse Agility whitepaper, mobile […]

Logistics & Transport Management (TMS) Software Posted by Rob Spivey on May 31, 2022.
Analysing how rising consumer expectations and industry requirements have accelerated global pharmaceutical supply chain improvements

Analysing how rising consumer expectations and industry requirements have accelerated global pharmaceutical supply chain improvements

The Current State of the Global Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Research conducted by Zebra among a global audience of over 3,500 patients and pharmaceutical industry decision-makers (across Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America and North America) has evaluated perceived supply chain stability, gauged supply chain responsibility and trust in its entities, and identified needs for improving supply […]

Electronic Proof of Delivery (ePOD) Logistics & Transport Management (TMS) Software Supply Chain Posted by Joe Whitehurst on May 25, 2022.
Are the UK’s top retailers doing enough to give customers the post-purchase experience they expect?

Are the UK’s top retailers doing enough to give customers the post-purchase experience they expect?

Research conducted by parcelLab has evaluated how the post-purchase experience of the UK’s top 200 major retailers has changed over the past 24 months in order to help brands better understand and improve their customer retention strategies. The study focuses on the retailer’s Operations Experience Management (OXM), which encompasses the whole customer experience post-sales, across […]

Last Mile Delivery Supply Chain Posted by Joe Whitehurst on May 20, 2022.
Carbon pricing & the EU’s efforts to curb road transportation emissions

Carbon pricing & the EU’s efforts to curb road transportation emissions

Today (Tuesday 17 May) Members of the European Parliament’s Environment Committee will vote to extend the existing European Union Emission Trading System to include buildings and road transport via the ‘Fit for 55’ programme. The ‘Fit for 55’ programme includes a set of policy proposals that update EU legislation and implement new climate initiatives – […]

Electric Vehicles & Alternative Drivetrains Sustainability Posted by Joe Whitehurst on May 17, 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.