Retailers must 'go the extra mile' to overcome inefficient and unprofitable delivery models

Feb 4, 2019
97% of organizations believe that current last-mile delivery models are not sustainable for full scale implementation across all locations and only 1% of customers are willing to cover the full cost of delivery

10 things eft’s been reading this week

Jan 31, 2019
The double-edged sword of e-commerce

DHL Supply Chain awarded as a top employer in eight countries

Jan 31, 2019
The Top Employer Institute has recognised DHL Supply Chain as a “Top Employer” in UK, Spain, Portugal, the Netherlands, Canada, USA, Brazil and China

Prologis breaks ground on nearly 7 million-sq-ft of logistics space in second half of 2018

Jan 31, 2019
Project pipeline indicates continued strong demand for warehousing space heading into 2019

Innovating spare parts logistics with 3D printing

Jan 30, 2019
3D printing is revolutionising the way spare parts is managed. By Cathy Morrow Roberson (Logistics Trends & Insights) and Ian Kerr (Postal Hub Podcast)

Smithfield Foods begins operation of 500,000-sq-ft distribution centre in North Carolina

Jan 29, 2019
Food giant begins to ship from major new facility in Tar Heel, North Carolina

Digital retail explodes in 2018 holiday period, especially from mobile

Jan 28, 2019
Shoppers were out early and in force, buying strongly through digital means, with mobile leading the way, according to Salesforce monitoring.

Ryder showcases “smart warehouses”

Jan 27, 2019
Smart warehouses feature a suite of robotics, drones, sensors, and wearables

Warehouse benchmarking study is a top tool for measuring performance

Jan 23, 2019
Study provides invaluable outlook for warehouses and distribution centres - by Toby Gooley

76% of UK manufacturers see Brexit border delays as major risk

Jan 17, 2019
Three quarters of companies concerned and 62% are stockpiling