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You wouldn’t think a saying from a fictional pirate would have much relevance in the real world, but sadly the quote attributed to Captain Jack Sparrow: “The problem is not the problem. The problem is your attitude about the problem,” sums up one of the biggest challenges facing today’s supply chain: an inflexible mindset.
During a visit to the UK’s largest container port, David Cameron took the opportunity to launch an Economic Plan for the East of England.
Construction of a new 130,000 sq ft logistics facility at Airport City Manchester is expected to start within weeks, after the scheme received planning permission. When it becomes operational in early 2016 the project is expected to create up to 125 jobs.
Following continued investment in its facilities, AV Dawson has welcomed the largest vessel to dock alongside its North Sea Supply Base in Middlesbrough.
An important piece of software has been launched to help intermodal operators organise their rail routes more efficiently and increase income by selling leftover capacity.