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4PLs ideally placed to deliver crowd logistics services

4PL providers “by definition” have the skills needed to deliver successful crowd logistics services, according to a researcher in an interview with Supply Chain Quarterly. Aurelien Rouquet is one of the authors on a recent academic paper published in the December 2017 issue of the Journal of Business Logistics. In the paper, the authors look …

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National Lorry Week looks to the next generation of logistics

The Road Haulage Association’s annual National Lorry Week is underway from Monday, September 11th until Saturday, September 16th, and this year the RHA is looking beyond the vehicles themselves to the next generation of the overall logistics workforce. According to government figures cited by the RHA, by 2022 the logistics industry as a whole will …

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Where is the waste in your transport operation?

Can you reduce waste in your transport operation? Many companies are missing opportunities to reduce waste in their transport operations argues Tim Fawkes of transport management company 3t Logistics (www.3t-europe.com). Tim has these suggestions for making a start.   Many industries are facing the same problem in Britain and Europe: rising costs for energy, transport, labour and raw materials. …

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