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Positive outlook across 3PL sector, reveals IMHX survey

A poll of third party logistics (3PL) companies visiting IMHX 2019 this month, 24 -27 September, NEC Birmingham, reveals an extremely positive outlook across the sector.

A few hacks to increase warehouse distribution efficiency

By Vikash Kumar Chaudhary, Senior SEO Executive, Tatvasoft.

Operations are the heart of any business and warehouse industry is no exception! Distribution centres and warehouses seem to be evolving by leaps and bounds greater than ever.

Yodel celebrates 10 years of supporting the OVO Energy Tour of Britain

UK independent parcel carrier Yodel has partnered with the OVO Energy Tour of Britain and for a tenth consecutive year, celebrating a major milestone in its long-standing relationship with the premier international road cycling event.

How e-commerce businesses can move to green packaging

By Phil Edwards, an Outreach Specialist for Melbourne Packaging Supplies.

Living in a consumer society means we buy items virtually every day. It means we bring packaged products from stores into our homes. Or, increasingly we have them delivered to our doors. With online businesses trading everything from plants to porcelain, everything we buy needs to be supplied in the form of packaging to protect it during shipping and delivery.

Bridgestone reveals ‘Webfleet Solutions’ as the new company name for the recently acquired telematics business

Following the acquisition of TomTom Telematics by Bridgestone Europe (Bridgestone) on 1 April 2019, Bridgestone has announced that TomTom Telematics’ company name will become Webfleet Solutions as of 1 October 2019.

Microlise appoints David Midgley as Director of OEM & Channel

Microlise, the European telematics company, has appointed David Midgley, former Group Telematics Manager at JCB, as its new Director of OEM & Channel.

Ocado to establish new facility at SEGRO Logistics Park Purfleet

Ocado Retail, the new joint venture between Ocado Group and M&S, has agreed a deal to establish a new 304,355 sq ft, state-of-the-art facility at SEGRO Logistics Park Purfleet, creating up to 1,500 local jobs and helping meet demand from its increasing customer base to the East of London.

Maximum safety in intralogistics

The goal is called “Vision Zero”: In the long term, Linde Material Handling aims to reduce the number of accidents among its customers to zero.

CEVA Logistics expands its presence in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

CEVA Logistics has officially opened its new facility in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, doubling the size of its local operation.