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8 Reasons to Use Air Freight Services for Your Business

8 Reasons to Use Air Freight Services for Your Business

By Ken Jackson, freelance writer

If your business requires shipping high value but low volume cargo, you’re probably considering air freight services. But there is often understandable hesitancy about actually following through with this idea.

How ‘vehicle platooning’ could solve our haulage hardship

How ‘vehicle platooning’ could solve our haulage hardship

By Jamil Ahmed, Distinguished Engineer at Solace.

Brexit and COVID continue to cause ripples across the UK, with the record shortage of haulage drivers causing havoc for the country’s businesses. With a shortage of over 100,000 drivers, it’s not surprising the economy is suffering. Heavyweights like Wetherspoons and McDonalds, and Ikea have all reported missing inventory and delivery issues in the last few weeks.  

Fujitsu and NYK streamline stowage planning for car carriers by leveraging quantum-inspired 'Digital Annealer'

Fujitsu and NYK streamline stowage planning for car carriers by leveraging quantum-inspired 'Digital Annealer'

Fujitsu Limited and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK), a major global shipping company, have announced the introduction of Fujitsu's quantum-inspired Digital Annealer technology to significantly streamline complex stowage planning for car carriers, leveraging the technology's world-class combinatorial optimization capabilities.

Targa Telematics mentioned in Telematics for Rental and Leasing Fleets report from Berg Insight

Targa Telematics mentioned in Telematics for Rental and Leasing Fleets report from Berg Insight

Targa Telematics, tech company that develops technological solutions in telematics, smart mobility and digital IoT platforms, has been mentioned in the new Berg Insight market report: ‘Telematics for Rental and Leasing Fleets’ among telematics key players in this field.

TyreWatch helps to cuts costs and carbon for safety conscious fleet managers

TyreWatch helps to cuts costs and carbon for safety conscious fleet managers

As the general transport industry strives to balance commercial considerations with safety, compliance and the general ‘green’ issues of the day, TyreWatch has introduced a tyre management platform with a range of monitoring systems which enables fleet managers across all commercial sectors to reduce running costs and increase safety while limiting the environmental impact of their operation.

Freight procurement going autonomous with SHIPSTA

Freight procurement going autonomous with SHIPSTA

SHIPSTA, the data-driven platform transforming logistics procurement, has launched its semi-autonomous freight procurement and optimisation solution. ShipstaSCAN uniquely integrates smart market monitoring with sourcing automation, so logistics teams can effortlessly transform their freight procurement and cut transportation costs.

Schoeller Allibert UK shares key learnings from warehouse automation webinar

Schoeller Allibert UK shares key learnings from warehouse automation webinar

Schoeller Allibert, the UK manufacturer and supplier of returnable and recyclable plastic packaging solutions, has shared five of the core messages shared by speakers at its recent webinar, which outlined the present and future of retail warehouse automation.

XPO Logistics executive to speak on workforce diversity at the Commercial Vehicle Show in Birmingham

XPO Logistics executive to speak on workforce diversity at the Commercial Vehicle Show in Birmingham

XPO Logistics, the global provider of freight transportation services, has announced that Lynn Brown, HR director – UK and Ireland, XPO Logistics, will be a featured speaker at the Commercial Vehicle Show at the NEC Birmingham, West Midlands. Brown will speak on ‘Securing a More Diverse Workforce’ at the Future Transport workshop on 1 September 2021, hosted by Motor Transport at 10:00 BST.

A new era of accelerated Intralogistics Automation

A new era of accelerated Intralogistics Automation

The unfortunate mix of Brexit and Covid-19 has had a tremendous impact on businesses around the world forcing them to re-evaluate how they operate in uncharted territory. This disruption has presented many challenges over the past 18 months but fortunately, many opportunities, with unprecedented e-commerce growth during Lockdown providing new customers and unexpected revenue.

Why must businesses take environmental matters into their own hands?

Why must businesses take environmental matters into their own hands?

By Claire Price of QMS International.

With net zero deadlines looming closer, more emphasis is being put on businesses to pull their weight when it comes to cutting their carbon footprint. But why should they act, and what can be done? Claire Price of QMS International explores this question in more depth.

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