Supply Chain

HGV traffic spikes as retail and hospitality returns

HGV traffic spikes as retail and hospitality returns

New Department for Transport figures show that HGV traffic hit a three-month high on the weekend of 11-12 April as many non-essential shops, restaurants and pubs prepared to re-open. The weekend’s HGV traffic was 15% above the pre-pandemic figure, a level last recorded in the build-up to Christmas. The government …

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Fortec strengthens in Scotland by addition of Bullet Express

Fortec strengthens in Scotland by addition of Bullet Express

Glasgow’s Bullet Express has invested in the Fortec Distribution Network to become its latest shareholder member. The logistics firm has taken advantage of the shareholder member opportunities available with Fortec, as it looks to continue its growth just months after opening a new storage facility which increased its overall capacity …

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Factory Direct Flooring reacts to consumer buying behaviour with consolidative warehouse purchase

Factory Direct Flooring reacts to consumer buying behaviour with

Midlands-based flooring manufacturer and retail firm Factory Direct Flooring (FDF) has invested in a new, purpose-built warehouse with state-of-the-art racking, bringing its entire operation under one site. The new 20,000 sq ft facility at Hemdale Industrial Park, Nuneaton is nearly 40 per cent bigger than its former main unit. This …

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Logistics UK celebrates 11-years of Van Excellence

LOGISTICS UK CELEBRATES 11 YEARS OF VAN EXCELLENCE

As Logistics UK celebrates the 11-year anniversary of Van Excellence – its scheme that promotes the safe and efficient operation of vans – the organisation’s Head of Consulting & Standards, Sharon Mitchell, says now is the ideal time to celebrate the incredible determination of van drivers to support UK society …

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