Thursday 23rd Feb 2017 - Logistics Manager

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It was going so well….

With take up at an all time high and new space slow in coming forward what is the outlook for the North West? Liza Helps reports….

You can’t rely on old king coal

Declining traditional markets and structural changes in the rail industry mean that rail freight operators must come to terms with a new business environment. Malory Davies looks at the challenges ahead.

Intralogistics to boost the SME offer

Deciding on the right intralogistics solution can be a challenge for small and medium companies looking to balance cost, efficiency and flexibility.

Taking on the big boys

Small-businesses can pack a big punch – but daunting pressures can hold them back. Alexandra Leonards explores the challenges faced by SMEs when competing against their larger counterparts.

Stuck like glue

Black Friday hit the UK with a tumultuous bang back in 2014. But now it looks like it’s here to stay. Alexandra Leonards takes an in-depth look at the ever-transforming shopping event, and the ways in which retailers are approaching its new challenges.

Pressure on diesel vehicles rises

Just before Christmas, a group of doctors took to the streets of London to protest against diesel vehicles. Doctors Against Diesel want mayor Sadiq Khan to follow the lead of some other major cities and set a timetable for banning all diesel engined vehicles from London.

Hot in the City

Cities are crowded places at the best of times but when you are looking for logistics space it’s just that little bit more challenging: are there any solutions? Liza Helps reports.

Surprisingly spacious…

Availability might not be not overly abundant, but occupiers have a  variety of options. Liza Helps reports.

In the matrix

Printing technology is developing in leaps and bounds, notably with the development of mobile printing systems. But what are the options now available?

Golden gates

There’s more than one way to load a trailer. Finding the best way could open the doors to huge efficiency, but there are many factors barring the way, says Johanna Parsons.