Supply Chain

Delivering on The ‘Last Mile’ Challenge

Louisa Hosegood Digital and Strategy Director at Bis Henderson Consulting

By Louisa Hosegood, Digital and Strategy Director at Bis Henderson Consulting Faced with mounting challenges on urban congestion, cost pressures and environmental concerns – how should businesses adapt their delivery models to meet rocketing ecommerce order volumes? By Louisa Hosegood, Digital and Strategy Director at Bis Henderson Consulting Ecommerce has …

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Whistl acquires Clientbase Fulfilment & Contact Centre

Whistl acquires Clientbase Fulfilment & Contact Centre

Whistl, the leading delivery management company in the UK, has announced the acquisition of Clientbase Fulfilment and Contact Centre, it’s third transaction in the ecommerce fulfilment and contact centre sector. Founded in 1999, Clientbase is a privately held company based in Paignton, Devon, and offers the full fulfilment service for …

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XPO Logistics increases productivity and safety in e-commerce warehouses with Touchless Machine Vision Scanners

XPO Logistics Increases Productivity and Safety in E-Commerce Warehouses

XPO Logistics, a leading global provider of transport and logistics solutions, has deployed 370 state-of-the-art barcode scanners with machine vision in warehouses in the UK, Spain, France and the Netherlands. The fixed-mount, computerised scanners speed the reading of inventory data, while replacing shared, handheld scanners with a more hygienic solution. …

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A.D.D. Express Ltd accelerates growth with major expansion

A.D.D. Express Ltd accelerates growth with major expansion

West Yorkshire haulier A.D.D. Express Ltd is expanding its operation with an additional state-of-the-art facility following a £1.4 million refurbishment. The firm has created 10 new jobs at the 120,000 sq ft site in Rochdale, which benefits from a 16-door drive-through facility that will accommodate up to 4,000 pallets per …

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Giti Tire celebrates short but successful truck racing season

GITI TIRE CELEBRATES SHORT BUT SUCCESSFUL TRUCK RACING SEASON

Giti Tire is celebrating a short but successful 2020 truck racing calendar with events in Germany, Britain and Poland delivering impressive results. The season started in July at the DEKRA EuroSpeedway Lausitzring racetrack in Schipkau where the new fully race-prepared and Giti liveried MAN TGX truck made its debut. Weighing …

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Abbey Logistics adds 9 new Road Tankers to British Sugar Fleet

Abbey Logistics adds 9 new Road Tankers to British Sugar Fleet

The new tanks from Feldbinder form part of a long-term fleet replacement and refurbishment scheme, as Abbey Logistics and British Sugar modernise the fleet used to transport bulk homegrown sugar throughout the UK. Running more than 90 road tanker trailers and completing over 350 deliveries each week, Abbey’s transport operation …

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