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Port of Liverpool expansion by 2021

The next phase of the redevelopment of the Port of Liverpool will begin in November after Peel Ports appointed civil engineering firm McLaughlin & Harvey to deliver the expansion. The multi-million project will significantly increase the footprint of the site and...

Amazon to decarbonise by 2040

Amazon signed the Climate Pledge, a commitment to net zero carbon across its businesses by 2040. Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder and chief executive, said: “If a company with as much physical infrastructure as Amazon—which delivers more than 10 billion items a year—can...

Viewpoint: Weak link in the chain

UK supply chain businesses are operating in a challenging environment. Rising fuel prices are set to squeeze margins further and, in our increasingly digital, connected world, more companies will be expected to meet consumer expectations for faster deliveries while...

DHL Supply Chain invests £90 million in UK fleet

DHL Supply Chain has taken delivery of the first of 700 new Volvo trucks, including 550 FH tractor units, as part of a £90million investment in its UK fleet. José Nava, chief executive of DHL Supply Chain UK and Ireland, said that the deliver was the next step in its...

Ocado Andover fire “unprecedented within the UK”

The fire that destroyed Ocado’s warehouse in Andover in February 2019 cost Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service (HFRS) £132,107 to fight. The figure was released following a Freedom of Information Act request by the BBC into the four day fire which burned from the 5th to...