UK Logistics News & Updates

New clients move into new logistics hub

Form the East Midlands Business Link, it has been reported that the first tenants for the new £70m db Symmetry Park logistics park, Junction 34 A1(M), on the border of North Notts and South Yorkshire have signed their first contracts.

Located on the North Nottinghamshire/West Yorkshire border, Symmetry Park, is a £70m industrial and distribution scheme being delivered by db symmetry.

The park sits in a strategic location at Junction 34 A1(M) providing superb congestion free, high speed road links to Yorkshire/North East, the East Midlands and the UK’s largest port complex on the East Coast. 

Brexit will not damage haulage and logistics growth

Reported on the Motor Transport website, experts have predicted that Brexit will not have any serious effect on the growth of the logistics sector.

Senior management at road transport operators in the UK do not believe that Brexit will damage their growth prospects in the short or medium-term, with a majority anticipating significantly or slightly better growth in 2018 and 2019. A major study of the health and prosperity of the road transport industry in the UK by Asset Alliance Group and Motor Transport.

Why smart logistics are key to reducing business expenditure

A great article by ABC Money details how a smart logistics strategy can save your business a fortune! A new software systems called Telematics helps you to do this.

If your business depends on your fleet of vehicles, investing in smart telematics logistic softwares can help you overcome the risks of poor planning, and can wind up saving your business more in the long term, despite the initial cost.

Telematics is similar to the ‘black box’ concept that insurance companies use, but is much more complex. There are a number of ways smart fleet management for logistics can reduce business expenditure, and increase your revenue.

You can read more here.