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
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.
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.
The fuel supply chain continues to avoid passing on reduced oil prices to UK motorists since Brexit, according to FairFuelUK, who claims that while wholesale prices of petrol and diesel continue to fall, prices at the pump remain unchanged.
The combination of connectivity, automation and shared vehicle ownership has the potential to make car travel greener and cheaper, cutting energy use and helping accelerate the introduction of low carbon vehicles, according to newly released research.