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Supply chain project boosts ambulance availability

There can be few operations more critical than the ambulance service – maximising the availability of ambulances and crews is vital. London Ambulance achievement in boosting availability was explained by Justin Wand, deputy director – fleet and logistics in the opening session of the Supply Chain Conference in London this morning.

Supply chain conference starts today

Some of the world’s most inspiring supply chain practitioners will be speaking at the 16th annual Supply Chain Conference tomorrow.

Can we have frictionless borders after Brexit?

The issue of the UK’s exit from the European Union is set to impact supply chain thinking for years to come. In this session at the conference James Hookham, deputy chief executive of the Freight Transport Association, will examine the key issues.

The supply chain forecast

Supply chain forecasting can be a hazardous task, but Mark Giambrone, forecast & inventory manager at Marks and Spencer will look at ways of creating better forecasting strategies, when he speaks at the Supply Chain Conference in March.

Volvo launches new battery system

Volvo Trucks is introducing a new battery system for its FH and FM ranges that uses two separate battery stets to ensure there is enough power for in-cab functions while reducing the risk of standstill owing to discharged batteries.

Europa petition to cut Dartford Tunnel delays

Europa managing director Andrew Baxter has launched a petition to cut traffic jams at the Dartford Tunnel by redirecting all oversized and hazardous goods vehicles the other way around the M25, which he argues could save up to 2.5 hours of traffic jams at the Tunnel each day.