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Expectations too great?

Can logistics services companies meet the demands of retailer clients in the internet-age and deliver a profit, asks John Maguire, Commercial Director of Narrow Aisle Ltd.

Smart time slot management systems can prevent trouble at the loading dock

Smart time slot management (TSM) systems can solve bottleneck problems and deliver significant valued-added benefits for businesses, writes Gursh Atwal, Account Manager at AEB (International) Ltd

UKWA CEO, Peter Ward

Sports Direct coverage must not be bad news for logistics industry, says UKWA CEO Peter Ward

The media storm surrounding Sports Direct’s treatment of staff at its warehouse should not deter anyone from considering a career in the logistics industry, says UKWA CEO, Peter Ward

Driver shortages will ‘hit the pockets’ of UK residents, says FSDF

The Food Storage and Distribution Federation has backed the House of Commons Transport Select Committee’s report warning of the dangers of the driver shortages and the insufficiency of current measures in place to deal with it, which was published at the end of July.

Tidy warehouses improve productivity, experts say

In a fast-paced retail market, warehouses have become an integral part of a business’ success. Full of hundreds of items ready to be shipped to customers, warehouses are arguably just as important as physical shops.