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

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

Miniclipper founder passes away – Logistics Business® Magazine

14th March 2022 Miniclipper Logistics’ founder Mick Masters has passed away at the age of 83 in the UK company’s 51st year. His death follows a long battle with Alzheimer’s. Masters founded the business in 1971 by responding to a newspaper advert in the Leighton Buzzard Observer for someone to develop their own parcel delivery… Continue reading Miniclipper founder passes away – Logistics Business® Magazine

Linde expands ATEX range – Logistics Business® Magazine

Material transport in tight spaces is an everyday challenge for many companies – even more so when having to take explosion protection conditions into account. Linde Material Handling (MH) offers suitable transport solutions for all ATEX applications and is now presenting compact high-performance vehicles featuring a high level of operating comfort for use in confined… Continue reading Linde expands ATEX range – Logistics Business® Magazine

Rydale improves e-commerce efficiency – Logistics Business® Magazine

British clothing brand Rydale has expanded and improved its e-commerce offering thanks to the deployment of Despatch Cloud’s software technology. Rydale is a brand that has moved to the forefront of the country clothing industry in recent years. It was a love for the great outdoors that drove the founder, John Nichols, to create this… Continue reading Rydale improves e-commerce efficiency – Logistics Business® Magazine

Quicker, slicker multi-site implementation – Logistics Business® Magazine

A leading online farmer-to-farmer and ag tech company has been able to fast-track its expansion plans thanks to a tailored ‘Self Implementation’ programme from WMS provider, SnapFulfil, that enables customers to onboard the solution themselves. With demand for their products and services soaring, Farmers Business Network (FBN) needed to quickly increase its warehouse capacity with… Continue reading Quicker, slicker multi-site implementation – Logistics Business® Magazine

ELOKON expands into France – Logistics Business® Magazine

14th February 2022 Sophie Gauthier has been appointed to the newly created role of Sales Manager France at ELOKON, a leading supplier of safety and assistance systems for intralogistics and automation technology. Having worked in the materials handling and robotics industry for several years, Sophie brings a wealth of knowledge with her. This significant appointment… Continue reading ELOKON expands into France – Logistics Business® Magazine