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SPAR targets supply chain food waste reductions

Retailer SPAR has outlined plans to tackle food waste in its supply chain with social impact company Too Good To Go. SPAR said it was adopting a multi-solution approach to supply chain waste reduction, addressing food waste in several ways,...

Global air cargo volumes stall in November

Global air cargo demand fell one percentage point year-on-year in November, the first decline in six months, and still remains 13% below the level in November 2019. According to CLIVE Data Services demand fell 37% year-on-year in April as the pandemic hit, but had...

Online baby and nursery retailer opens Dewsbury warehouse

Online baby product and nursery retailer Kiddies Kingdom is opening a new distribution warehouse in Dewsbury. The 47,864 sq ft building is the company’s biggest warehouse and will consolidate seven other warehouses into one space. The building is equipped with a...

Volkswagon powers car freighters with used vegetable oil

Volkswagen plans to use vegetable oil residue from the food industry to power car freighters, in a bid to help limit some of the environmental damage caused by shipping. The first car freighter was re-fuelled for the first time with vegetable oil residue in November...

Hermes secures £85m funding for Barnsley shed

Parcel delivery giant Hermes has secured an £85 million funding for its 339,827 sq ft parcel hub in Barnsley, South Yorkshire through South African property investor Equites Property Fund. The agreement provides that Equites Newlands Group Limited, a company in which...