Tuesday 1st Dec 2015 - Logistics Manager


Online shoppers spent £3.3bn on Black Friday weekend

UK consumers spent a total of £3.3 billion online over the four-day Black Friday weekend, IMRG and Experian has said. But ten per cent of the 22 million parcels set to be delivered over the next week will not be delivered on time, a retail consultant has warned.

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Ferrari wins DHL fastest pit stop award

After achieving the fastest pit stop at seven different races over the course of the 2015 FIA Formula One World Championship, the Scuderia Ferrari team has won the DHL Fastest Pit Stop Award.

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December issue out now

The December 2015 issue of Logistics Manager, with comprehensive coverage of the European Supply Chain Excellence Awards, is out now on iPad and Android, as well as in print.


Amazon unveils ‘Prime Air’ drone

Amazon is planning a delivery system that will use drones to deliver packages in 30 minutes or less. Amazon has said that putting the drone service into practice will take time, but that it will deploy when the company has “regulatory support”.

Government called to protect land for warehousing development

The British Property Federation (BPF) is calling on the government and local government to protect industrial and logistics employment land for the greater good of the wider economy in the face of the more public calls for more residential land.

Gaughan named MD at Kerry in UK

Dave Gaughan has become managing director of Kerry Logistics Network in the UK, based at its UK headquarters in Manchester.