As Britain’s manufacturing base continues to diminish, the UK economy is becoming increasingly services centric. A boom in retailing keeps supply chains active, but with congested infrastructure and labour shortages, what makes the UK attractive to invest
Mergers and acquisition activity and speculation in the European logistics industry has continued at an unrelenting pace.
More than six hundred logistics professionals recently met in Barcelona to discuss competitiveness
HJ Heinz is using Linde material handling equipment at its Kitt Green distribution centre in Wigan to move a variety of ambient food products for delivery to customers nationwide.
There was a transatlantic flavour to the CLM’s annual conference in Chicago.
For some time, international consolidation – with its associated logistics challenges – has been more prevalent among Continental than UK retailers. But do the Europeans really aspire only to match the muscle of the world’s ‘super-shop’, WalMart, or is th
Ten years ago, European harmonisation was set to blow away generations of regulations and national standards. Alan Waller set the scene in the first-ever issue of Logistics Europe and now looks at how the logistics industry has responded to the Single Mar