Friday 20th Sep 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Port of Liverpool expansion by 2021

The next phase of the redevelopment of the Port of Liverpool will begin in November after Peel Ports appointed civil engineering firm McLaughlin & Harvey to deliver the expansion.

Viewpoint: Weak link in the chain

UK supply chain businesses are operating in a challenging environment. Rising fuel prices are set to squeeze margins further and, in our increasingly digital, connected world, more companies will be expected to meet consumer expectations for faster deliveries while maintaining quality.

Speedy Freight opens in St Austell

Speedy Freight, the Eddie Stobart subsidiary that provides urgent transport, has opened a franchise branch in St Austell to serve Devon and Cornwall.

The Delivery Group opens Bristol hub

The Delivery Group has opening of a new 52,500 sq ft processing hub in Bristol – an £8 million investment by the mail and pallet specialist.

Kammac takes Knowsley shed

3PL Kammac has taken Threadneedle’s Knowsley 200 warehouse in Knowsley Business Park, in Merseyside.

CIPS: Brexit timed for peak Christmas disruption

A survey of UK and EU supply chain managers by the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) has found that almost half (48 per cent) of UK businesses have not had their Christmas preparations affected at all by Brexit.