Opinions

Preventing port crane failure through rope monitoring

Preventing port crane failure through rope monitoring

Greater awareness of condition monitoring of wire ropes using magnetic head technology is required to avoid the risk of catastrophic port crane failure, writes Denis Hogan, Performance and Special Projects Manager at the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association.

Can your business handle an ecommerce Christmas like no other?

Can your business handle an ecommerce Christmas like no other?

A leading figure said recently “For the last three months it’s been like planning for Christmas, but not knowing which day Christmas will be”. But will Christmas-as-we-know-it happen at all this year?

An urgent matter of supply chain preference

An urgent matter of supply chain preference

Karl Heinrich Lauri, managing team member at MRPeasy, says implementing an ERP/MRP system should be high on the supply chain priorities list of smaller manufacturers – that is, if they wish to become ‘preferred suppliers’.

Drivers help keep the wheels turning during lockdown

Drivers help keep the wheels turning during lockdown

While it’s far from ‘business as usual’, most UK and international destinations are still being routinely served by couriers, says David Jinks MILT, Head of Consumer Research at the home delivery specialist ParcelHero.

Coronavirus: Be prepared for the worst

Coronavirus: Be prepared for the worst

What can freight companies and logistics professionals do to mitigate the potential impact of coronavirus on their business?