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UK retailers lag in implementing AI

Retailers in the United Kingdom are using artificial intelligence (AI) at a much slower pace than other industries in the country. Over half of UK retailers are still not using machine intelligence, while this share is much lower among financial services companies or manufacturers. A new research report by Microsoft shows that 56 percent of […]

London leads way in making greener logistics a reality

Welcome to our Logistics feature. People in the business have been saying to us for years that running logistics operations in London is uniquely complex, with the high population density and slow moving traffic. But at the same time everyone wants their logistics operations to be cleaner and greener, and the Ultra Low Emission Zone […]

P&O Ferrymasters invest in 675 new Huckepack trailers

Oct 31, 2018 P&O Ferrymasters has responded to rising customer demand for freight transport between Poznan in Poland and Europe’s busiest port at Rotterdam by making a major investment in 150 huckepack trailers for its train service on the route. The huckepack trailers – which have the flexibility of being able to be put on […]

Snapfulfil chosen to keep up with Johnstons

Johnston Logistics UK has selected Snapfulfil warehouse management system (WMS) to help deliver its next stage of growth. The warehousing, logistics and fulfilment specialists, who handle over 400,000 pallets every year, have chosen the powerful Britishdeveloped software to help keep them ahead of the pack. “Our clients need to know their materials, goods and customer […]

Calor showcases alternative fuel offering at Expo

Calor will be exhibiting at this year’s Freight in the City Expo, promoting its alternative fuel offering for freight operators looking to meet the ambitions of the government’s recently launched Road to Zero strategy. Taking place on 6th November at Alexandra Palace in London, Calor will be available on stand SAB and is the official […]

Gothenburg Port Container Traffic Up by 20%

Freight volumes passing through the Port of Gothenburg during the year to date are as follows. Container traffic is up 20% compared with the preceding year, and energy product flows remain consistently strong. A press release from the deep-water port in the Scandinavian region said that new car figures rose by 4% but now appear […]

Martin Bencher expands in North America

Shailaja A. Lakshmi October 30, 2018 Scandinavian based Shipping and Freight Forwarding company Martin Bencher expands in North America with an office in Vancouver, BC, Canada.A press release from the project logistics company quoted  Peter Thorsoe Jensen, CEO MB Group as saying: “North America is a very important project market for the Martin Bencher Group […]

retailers drawing online shoppers into stores with ship-to-store tactic – DC Velocity

Home > Strategy > CBRE: retailers drawing online shoppers into stores with ship-to-store tactic Strategy October 30, 2018 Approach avoids expensive last-mile delivery, tempts consumers with extra purchases, report says. By DC Velocity Staff As retailers head into the make-or-break holiday peak shopping season, many companies will try to cap off a strong year by doubling down on […]