Digitalisation will bring many benefits to the procurement function but it will also mean procurement skillsets need to change, according to industry leaders. Karen Thompson, head of direct procurement at Anglian Water Services, said as digital capabilities grow,...read more
Supermarket Iceland Foods increased its supply chain footprint in the past 12 months to March 2019 to meet stock demands of an expansion in store footprint. Under its umbrella company Iceland Topco opened 45 new stores in the UK during the period (including 31 larger...read more
New prices for the M6 Toll will result in vans and trucks paying up to 50 pence more, and cars up to 30p more, from midnight, Friday, July 12. The new toll prices, announced on June 12 by the M6 toll operator Midland Expressway, will however, include an additional...read more
Ocado is investing £17m in developing vertical farms to grow produce metres away from its distribution centres. The online retailer said it would be entering into a joint venture with 80 Acres, a US vertical farming business and Priva, an industrial systems company,...read more
Brexit-related uncertainty is continuing to hold back hiring trends according to the latest KPMG and REC, UK Report on Jobs. Permanent staff appointments fell at a slightly quicker pace than in April, while temp billings expanded at the slowest rate for over six...read more
Aberdeen fashion student, 18, becomes Britain’s youngest female HGV driver – and wants to inspire other women to “break the stereotype”
After celebrating her 18th birthday in January, Jodie Lawson started her training in March before passing her Class 1 and Class 2 HGV training on the first attempt in May. Now she has passed her test first time, just five months after turning 18, the minimum age for a...read more
Smart motorways are as safe as conventional ones, according to the latest data from Highways England, paving the way for a full roll out across the country. “The days of conventional motorways are over,” said Highways England chief executive Jim O’Sullivan. “Our next...read more
Breakbulk shipping venture G2 Ocean has called time on paper bills of lading after a “successful pilot” of a blockchain-based solution. Norwegian G2, comprising Gearbulk and Grieg Star, conducted the pilot on shipments from China to Peru with distributor Manuchar,...read more
Hargreaves Services is keeping a watching brief after client British Steel went into liquidation. In a statement issued ahead of official confirmation that the business had entered the insolvency process, the group confirmed it had worked with British Steel for the...read more
In a week that saw Royal Mail unveil plans to convert post-boxes across the UK to take parcels to tap into the SME business sector, its CEO Rico Back laid out the carriers’ five-year plan at the presentation of its annual accounts. “Our turnaround plan is challenging,...read more
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