Opinions

Rail Sector

Opinions

Greater awareness needed on one trip slings

Greater awareness needed on one trip slings

A general lack of understanding over ‘one trip’ and low quality slings is threatening safety in ports and docks, as well as the construction, timber and steel sectors, warns Dave Cormack, board member of the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association.

Productive picking on every level

Productive picking on every level

Multi-tier shelving will improve warehouse efficiency by allowing simultaneous order picking on several tiers to reduce order throughput times, writes Edward Hutchison, Managing Director of BITO Storage Systems.

Sustainability will drive a trend of ‘lean and green’ supply chains

Sustainability will drive a trend of ‘lean and green’ supply chains

Sustainability is a hot topic and will drive a trend of lean and green supply chains in 2020. Many businesses are already investing in programmes to reduce their carbon footprints and we’ll see greater focus placed on enhancing such initiatives through eco-first efficiencies.

Keep calm and carry on

Keep calm and carry on... for now

Brexit is here, but freight operators are still entirely in the dark about what to expect, says ParcelHero’s Head of Consumer Research, David Jinks MILT.

Planning for the no-collar workforce: where will automation leave us?

Planning for the no-collar workforce: where will automation leave us?

Rapid advances in AI, cognitive technologies and robotics are upending traditional assumptions about careers, the role of technology and the way work gets done in the freight and logistics sector.