Suggesting that the readers of Logistics Manager don’t know their warehousing costs might seem outrageous. But I’m not the one making the suggestion – management consultancy McKinsey is.
The Freight Transport Association has decided that the government must prioritise air freight to achieve Britain’s future trading ambitions in a post-Brexit world. It told the government as much last week when it responded to a consultation on Aviation over the coming decades.
The best way to learn about the nitty-gritty of the haulage business would be to go down to Italy on a truck, my boss decided. That’s why, as a young reporter, I found myself in the passenger seat of a Volvo Globetrotter heading for Rome with a groupage load.
How is your digital consciousness? It is a question that is likely to be asked more and more as digitalisation of the supply chain develops.
Shoppers are buying clothes believing that they are made by workers earning a living wage, when in reality, low wages continue to be the status quo across the global industry, a new survey into garment supply chains says.