Recent research carried out for the Campaign for Better Transport1, which used existing Government criteria, found that HGVs pay less than half of the costs associated with their activities in terms of road congestion, road collisions, road damage and pollution.
Scottish residents are about to vote on whether the country should become independent. The rest of the UK won’t get a vote (even if they’re Scottish!) but the outcome matters to all of us for practical not just emotional reasons.
A ‘yes’ vote in the forthcoming Scottish independence referendum could have significant ramifications for the logistics industry and the wider business community.
Most businesses that export to overseas countries understand the importance of having a relevant and engaging website that allows them to market their produce effectively to their target audience.
In markets subject to globalisation, volatility, economic uncertainty, changes in demand channels and different distribution strategies, companies face tremendous challenges to match increasing supply volumes and product ranges to customer demand while keeping costs down at the same time. The amount of inventory a company holds can be a significant cost factor, based on the cost of the inventory itself and the cost of shipping, handling and storage. So naturally, most companies want to hold...