Thursday 27th Oct 2016 - Logistics Manager

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October issue out now

The October 2016 edition of Logistics Manager is now out in print and online. It is also available on iPad and Android.

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Out now: The Top 50

Logistics Manager’s 2016 survey of the Top Third Party Logistics Providers is now available.

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Drop in driver shortages

There has been a drop in driver shortages across the UK, with the shortfall between the number of registered HGVs and the number of qualified drivers at 34,567, according to an FTA report ‘Driver Shortage: issues and trends’. It means the figures are now back to the ‘pre driver crisis’ levels of 2012.

International profits boost for UPS

UPS sales up 5pc in third quarter

UPS increased third quarter sales by 4.9 per cent to $14.9 billion. But, it said changes in fuel surcharges and currency exchange rates negatively affected revenue growth.

TRL research to cut greenhouse gases

TRL has begun a €450,000 research project to help European road operators better address the impacts of climate change and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.