Earlier this year, the government announced that trials of driverless lorries will take place by 2017 as part of a drive to make the UK "a global centre for excellence in connected and autonomous vehicles". Lorry platooning, where vehicles travel in convoy with a driver in the lead lorry, will be the latest innovation to impact the field of logistics and supply chain management, although at present it remains to be seen if that impact will be positive or negative. Along with wearable scanner technology,

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Pick and pack is one of the key services we provide for our clients from our warehouse in Ford, West Sussex. As part of our commitment to providing exceptional warehousing and distribution services to our clients, we recently invested £50,000 in the expansion of this crucial area in response to increasing demand for this specialist service. The installation of a 3,200 sq ft mezzanine floor has added valuable space in our Robert House facility, increasing the overall floorspace by 57% and providing

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Any business involved in manufacturing, selling and distributing goods to its customers has to consider warehousing as part of that process. The decision facing these business owners though is whether to warehouse manufactured goods in-house ready for despatching to customers or take on the services of a third party logistics (3PL) supplier to do the job. Here are some pointers as to why outsourcing to a 3PL provider may be the business solution for you, especially where pick and pack services are

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Waiting at home for a delivery, possibly having had to use a day’s holiday to do so, has to be one of the most soul-destroying experiences for consumers. Chances are they will have been offered a choice of delivery options – next day, standard business, 30 days – and received an email confirmation of their order. But from that point on they can enter a state of limbo, left to cross their fingers and hope that their order will arrive within the chosen timescale. And its failure to arrive

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Christmas 2015 lived up to expectations, with UK retailers taking £24 billion over the festive period and 27% of those sales taking place online. Statistics released by IMRG, the online retail association, and consultancy Capgemini, also predict that ecommerce sales will rise to £126 million in 2016 with the growing use of mobile devices. 2015 provided some valuable ecommerce lessons, which could make all the difference between success and failure in the year to come. Take a look at our Top

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