Tag Archives: Covid-19

Nominations now open for Logistics UK’s Van Awards 2021

NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN FOR LOGISTICS UK’S VAN AWARDS 2021

Logistics UK’s Van Awards, supported by Van Excellence, are back for 2021 to recognise and reward the operators who have risen to the challenge of operating in the COVID-19 environment, placing driver wellbeing, safety, efficiency, innovation, and sustainability at the heart of their businesses. With nominations now open, the business …

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Overcoming driver shortages by improving delivery efficiency, Andrew Tavener, Head of Marketing, Descartes UK

Overcoming driver shortages by improving delivery efficiency, Andrew Tavener, Head of Marketing, Descartes UK

The UK’s HGV driver shortage is becoming increasingly concerning, with the ‘perfect storm’ of Brexit, Covid-19 and growing demands exacerbating the problem. There are numerous reports of the lack of qualified drivers creating difficulties for the logistics industry, which is having a severe impact on many different sectors, including retail …

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UK Food & Drink Shows to Move to 2022

UK Food & Drink Shows to Move to 2022

In light of the Government’s latest announcement delaying the end of restrictions in England and a subsequent briefing from Westminster advising against travel in and out of Birmingham, the organisers of the UK Food & Drink Shows, William Reed, have taken the difficult decision to postpone the event. National Convenience …

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Maximising resources in the intralogistics industry

With the fallout from a global pandemic and the repercussions of Brexit to contend with, businesses are under great pressure to maximise efficiencies while keeping costs low. Within the manufacturing industry, organisations are now tasked with finding new ways to adapt, and they must capitalise on opportunities to improve operational …

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Narrow Aisle’s upbeat message

Narrow Aisle’s upbeat message

John Maguire, managing director of Narrow Aisle Ltd – manufacturer of the iconic Flexi collection of articulated warehouse trucks – has delivered an upbeat message to employees at the company’s UK headquarters in the West Midlands. John Maguire said: “There is no denying that the past few months have been …

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HR strategies will be key to post-pandemic logistics

HR strategies will be key to post-pandemic logistics says Bis Henderson Recruitment

As industry and commerce gears up for the post-pandemic ‘new normal’, supply chain talent specialist Bis Henderson Recruitment is seeing a marked upturn in demand for senior Human Resource (HR) executives. Leigh Anderson, Managing Director at Bis Henderson Recruitment says, “Logistics operators, and distribution and fulfilment functions across retail and …

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Entec teams up with Openhouse Products to support Indian Red Cross

Entec teams up with Openhouse Products to support Indian Red Cross

Following the sourcing and shipping of vital oxygen concentrators to Covid-hit India, MRO procurement and supply chain specialist Entec International has teamed up with medical equipment and services provider Openhouse Products to provide further much-needed support. Openhouse has donated first responder oxygen cylinders as well as bedding, which will be …

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