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3T Recognised in Gartner Magic Quadrant for the 5th Consecutive Year

3T Logistics and Technology Group, a leading UK-based transport management technology company, has been recognised in the March 2022 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems (TMS) report for the fifth consecutive year, following detailed research based on expert analysis by Gartner. 3T is one of just fifteen companies included in the Gartner Magic Quadrant …

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3T Logistics and Technology Group Delighted to Win Kraft Heinz Contract

3T Logistics and Technology Group is delighted to announce that it has been awarded the contract to deliver world class transport management for Kraft Heinz in the UK. Kraft Heinz is best known for its world famous condiments and food including Heinz Beans and Heinz Tomato Ketchup. From the Kitt Green Factory in Wigan – …

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Inaccurate inventories carry twofold costs

Better inventory analysis could help retailers to save on the costs associated with holding too much or too little stock, say researchers at Cardiff Business School. Academics from the school are working with their counterparts from the Technical University of Darmstadt and the Brussels-based trade association Efficient Consumer Response to identify the impact of more …

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Improving efficiency in fast-moving seasonal warehouses

Many supply chains experience seasonality in one form or another, and this is particularly apparent in retail supply chains in the run-up to Christmas. But there are many other forms of seasonality, from changing weather conditions and temperature, to cyclical and erratic peaks in demand. An article in the January 2018 issue of Computers & …

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How connectivity is revolutionising supply chains

Modern technology is allowing more and more of us to stay connected around the clock, and while that may mean some of us find it difficult to ‘switch off’, it’s revolutionising supply chains and end-to-end visibility in logistics operations. A recent report from Frost & Sullivan looked at connectivity technologies like blockchains and the Internet …

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How Urban Consolidation Centres help optimise road freight

Urban road freight poses challenges ranging from congestion of inner city streets to air pollution from heavy goods vehicles, and initiatives like City Logistics are working to tackle these while cutting logistics costs and improving road freight delivery times. One solution that is gaining traction is the use of Urban Consolidation Centres, or UCCs, which …

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4PL technology addresses speed, agility and flexibility

Technological developments in 4PL are allowing service providers to address a range of different issues for their clients with better visibility and centralised control, according to a newly published report. Global procurement intelligence advisory firm SpendEdge released the report, entitled simply ‘4PL Procurement Research Report’, at the end of September, and it looks at best …

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FTA: Platooning is ‘next step’ for sustainable road haulage

Truck platooning has been hailed as the “next step” for sustainable road haulage by the Freight Transport Association, whose members together operate about half of the UK’s total HGV fleet. Between them, the organisation’s 16,000 members run a total of 220,000 goods vehicles; the FTA also represents 70% of sea and air freight operators and …

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