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Why You Should Capture Dimensions on Your LTL Shipments

12.04.2018

Less-than-Truckload carriers are now using dimensioning as an audit tool to protect revenues. Source: News


Low-cost telematics solutions brings visibility to small fleets

12.04.2018

Initially geared toward large fleets, detailed data capture and analysis tools are now more accessible than ever. Lift Truck Data Capture, Lift truck analytics, Tips for Lift Truck Management Source: News


WH Smith targets logistics productivity gains

12.04.2018

WH Smith is looking for productivity gains at its distribution centres to help it make £12 million savings in its high street business this year, the company said in its half year results. “We achieved cost savings of £7m in the half and expect to deliver £5m of cost savings in the second half, giving […]


Shop Direct plans £200m automated DC at East Midlands Gateway

11.04.2018

Shop Direct, whose brands include Very and Littlewoods, is to invest £200 million in a 500,000 sq ft automated distribution centre at East Midlands Gateway. As a result it plans to close three existing site in the North West: Shaw, Little Hulton and Raven and it warned of redundancies among the 1,177 employees and 815 […]


Tesco saves £104m in logistics

11.04.2018

Tesco has made savings of £104 million in its logistics and distribution operations as part of its plan to cut operating costs by £1.5 billion by 2019-20. In its results for last year, the company said it had now achieved total savings of £820m in the programme which was launched in 2016. Most of the […]


ASOS boost logistics investment to hit £4bn sales target

11.04.2018

ASOS is accelerating its investment in distribution and logistics to create the capacity to reach £4 billion of net sales, chief executive Nick Beighton said as the company unveiled a 27 per cent increase in first half sales. Operating profit at ASOS rose to £29.7 million in the half year to 28th February, rom £27.4m […]


Austria signs online trade agreement with China

11.04.2018

Austria and China have signed an agreement, which should give Austrian retailers have easier access to the Chinese ecommerce market. Margarete Schramböck, Federal Minister for Digital and Economic Affairs, is currently on a state visit to Beijing, where she negotiated a deal with the Ministry of Commerce of the Government Continue reading Source: News


UPS study: Purchases from marketplaces nearly universal

11.04.2018

Online shoppers across the globe are buying from marketplaces and international retailers, relying more on digital devices and seeking alternate delivery options, according to the global UPS Pulse of the Online Shopper study. Source: News


Strengthening the private sector in African regional policy-making

11.04.2018

African regional organisations have yet to realise the full potential of their relationships with the private sector. Source: News


Brazil's Azul to lease two B737-400Fs

11.04.2018

Brazilian passenger airline Azul is to lease two Boeing 737-400 freighters to support the rapid growth of its cargo business unit, Azul Cargo Express. Both aircraft are expected to be delivered during the second half of this year. Details of the lessor are not available. In December… Source: News


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