Wise shortlisted for UK business award

5th May 2022 Wise, a technology business which helps logistics firms to engage their self-employed workforce, is celebrating after being shortlisted for a 2022 National Business Award. Wise, founded in December 2019, has been listed in the ‘Best New Business’ category following tremendous growth which has seen the scale-up business go from 12 employees to… Continue reading Wise shortlisted for UK business award

Faster fashion fulfilment – Logistics Business® Magazine

Challenged by poor labour availability, how will fashion fulfilment cope with a return of footfall to the UK high street and growing omni-channel sales? Darcy de Thierry, Managing Director of Ferag UK, believes advanced pouch sorter technology holds the answer. Successful fashion retailing is all about maximising margin, growing sales volume and getting faster throughput.… Continue reading Faster fashion fulfilment – Logistics Business® Magazine

UPS releases first-quarter earnings – Logistics Business® Magazine

28th April 2022 UPS has announced first-quarter 2022 consolidated revenue of $24.4bn, a 6.4% increase over the first quarter of 2021. Consolidated operating profit was $3.3bn, up 17.6% compared to the first quarter of 2021, and up 12.1% on an adjusted basis. Diluted earnings per share were $3.03 for the quarter; adjusted diluted earnings per… Continue reading UPS releases first-quarter earnings – Logistics Business® Magazine

Descartes acquires machine-learning provider – Logistics Business® Magazine

25th April 2022 Descartes Systems Group, a global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, has acquired Foxtrot, a leading provider of machine learning-based mobile route execution solutions. Foxtrot’s advanced machine learning algorithms leverage millions of data points collected from vehicles in the field, helping customers reduce last-mile costs, improve customer service and learn service… Continue reading Descartes acquires machine-learning provider – Logistics Business® Magazine

Samsara publishes inaugural ESG report – Logistics Business® Magazine

Samsara Inc., a pioneer of the Connected Operations Cloud, has published its inaugural Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) report titled Building a Safer and More Sustainable World. Samsara’s report details its progress to date and the principles that will guide the company’s ESG commitments, including transparency and accountability, data-driven solutions, and empowering its people and… Continue reading Samsara publishes inaugural ESG report – Logistics Business® Magazine

TIP acquires Ryder‘s trailer business

21st April 2022 TIP Trailer Services, a portfolio company of I Squared Capital and one of the leading trailer leasing, rental, maintenance and repair providers across Europe and Canada, has signed a deal to acquire the trailer leasing and maintenance business of Ryder Ltd. Ryder Ltd is a leading provider of commercial vehicle rental, contract… Continue reading TIP acquires Ryder‘s trailer business

Reducing barcode errors – Logistics Business® Magazine

19th April 2022 When barcodes go wrong, it has major consequences for your supply chain and your business. Items get lost, deliveries get missed and customers go elsewhere. Brother, the supplier of technology solutions, has worked with VDC Research – a leading authority on the global markets for automatic identification and data capture (AIDC) technologies… Continue reading Reducing barcode errors – Logistics Business® Magazine

Disruption is the new normal – How automation builds business resilience

Dematic’s Pas Tomasiello – Senior Regional Director Sales & Solutions Development, and Philip Makowski – Director Marketing APAC, explain how in times of disruption automation is key to building business resilience. We are constantly being reminded that we are living through one of the greatest periods of disruption in history. Working and shopping patterns have changed… Continue reading Disruption is the new normal – How automation builds business resilience

New Business Model to Master Shopfloor Complexity and Competitive Threats

It is no secret that operational complexity on the shopfloor is considered one of the top challenges we all face, and not far behind, we have cost reduction, efficiency increase, and user engagement. It is all equally important to master to stay ahead of the competition. The most common way to manage shopfloor complexity is… Continue reading New Business Model to Master Shopfloor Complexity and Competitive Threats

Krost Business expanding Melbourne operations

CBRE says Krost Business has signed a 10-year lease for a facility within Charter Hall’s MidWest Logistics Hub in Truganina, which is due to be completed in the coming weeks. The office furniture manufacturer and supplier will expand its operations with the facility being 7956 sqms. It’s relocating its Victorian DC from Altona North into… Continue reading Krost Business expanding Melbourne operations