News and Blog

This is the place to understand and explore logistics in a bit more detail.

Below you’ll find an ever growing library of resources covering everything from how the sector has embraced robots and AI, to its long term decarbonisation strategy and everything in-between.

Jun 2024

THE STORY OF FESTIVAL BEER.

The good folk at Treasure lift the lid on just how much beer UK festivals get through - and how it all gets there.

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Apr 2024

My Logistics Pathway #1 – Mick Wright

IN TEN YEARS TIME I’LL BE HEAD OF LOGISTICS AT THE OLYMPIC GAMES.

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Apr 2024

Driving Change: DfT and FareShare Collaborate for a Hunger-Free Future

We have been able to chat with Jonathan, the Head of Development at FareShare Yorkshire about their collaboration with the Department for Transport to decrease...

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Logistics is an underexposed, often misunderstood sector offering incredible role diversity, great pay, some of the most rapid progression prospects of any career anywhere, delivering complex work that’s essential to the modern world.

Apr 2024

Q – What is logistics?

A – It’s the best career path you’ve never heard of.

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Feb 2024

The Perfect Valentine’s Day Date!

The hidden logistics of the Valentine's Day rose.

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Feb 2024

Cupid’s Unsung Heroes.

The hidden logistics of the Valentine's Day rose.

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Dec 2023

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Unwrapping Christmas Magic

The World's most famous Christmas trees and the Logistics behind their deliveries.

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Dec 2023

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Queens of the road

Less than 1% of the UK’s lorry drivers are women, yet that didn’t stop these three ground-breakers from challenging the stereotype and taking on a job they love.

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Dec 2023

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Meet the people delivering Black Friday to the nation

We speak to one of DHL’s emerging talents helping to deliver Black Friday bargains to the nation and beyond.

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Dec 2023

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From Rags to Riches

How one man turned his life around from homelessness to high-flying career.

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Nov 2023

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Choices Choices

Tried our festive TikTok quiz and infuriated by your poor performance? Here are the answers behind them!

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Oct 2023

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When things get heavy

Following the recent story about a commercial airline having to lay on an extra flight to account for the extra weight of a posse of travelling Sumo wrestlers, we take a look at huge logistical feats.

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Oct 2023

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Fantastic Beasts and How to Move Them

You know how it is, you’re about 288 pages into The Goblet of Fire, and you’re stumped by an unanswered question… How did those four dragons get to Hogwarts? We know they come from a Romanian rescue centre, but how did they travel?

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Sep 2023

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Wincanton and Screwfix switch to alternative fuel to lower transport emissions by up to 90%

Wincanton, a leading supply chain partner for UK business, has announced that 85% of its logistics vehicle fleet serving Screwfix now refuels with Hydrotreated Vegetable...

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Sep 2023

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Hydrogen truck from gebrüder weiss gets solar car moving

Zurich / Lauterach, September 06, 2023. Team aCentauri’s innovative solar car is on its way to the World Solar Challenge in Australia. The international transport...

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Jul 2023

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Barbie Logistics

Looking for your dream role? We’ve reimagined Barbie as a logistics industry superstar! Over the last couple of weeks, it has become impossible to read...

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Jun 2023

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Generation logistics powers into year two with support from DfT

Generation Logistics, the industry-led and Government-backed initiative tasked with increasing awareness and finding the next generation of logistics talent, announces it has secured backing from...

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Jun 2023

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Hinkley Point C

The project highlights the varied jobs and roles that exist in the logistics sector and show how seamless collaboration whether working in operations management, handling, asset-tracking or materials transportation is what will ultimately ensure the project’s successful completion.

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Jun 2023

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How logistics serves Wimbledon to the crowds

Wimbledon is one of Britain’s biggest sporting events, with thousands of people descending to SW19 each summer for a fortnight of tennis, Pimms, strawberries and...

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Mar 2023

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The science behind retail therapy revealed

Do you ever feel more excited in the run-up to Christmas, rather than the day itself? This is the same effect that many people feel...

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Feb 2023

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Research reveals Brits’ planned spend this Valentine’s day

On the 14th February, romantics everywhere join together to celebrate Valentine’s Day – exchanging gifts, flowers and chocolates as an expression of their love and...

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Dec 2022

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The annual arrival of the Trafalgar Square Christmas tree, delivered by DFDS

The DFDS team based in Immingham recently welcomed the Trafalgar Square Christmas tree into the port and sent it on its way to dazzle in...

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Nov 2022

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Maritime sector launches new project on green skills

This Green Careers Week Maritime UK is launching a new green skills project to help ensure that the maritime industries have the skills required to...

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Aug 2022

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BIFA reveals new chair of its virtual young forwarder network

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has named Herbie Cobby as the chair of its virtual Young Forwarder Network (YFN). Herbie takes over from Laura Hobby,...

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Aug 2022

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Generation Logistics Benchmarking Research 2022

Did you know that despite employing over 2.6 million people within the logistics sector, over 90% of people have never considered this career path? We’re...

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Jul 2022

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EXO logistics selected as official transport partner for tour de France Femmes avec Zwift

XPO Logistics has been selected by the Tour de France as the official transport partner for the 2022 women’s competition, to be held July 24-31....

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Jul 2022

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Government announces £273 million for aerospace innovation

The solar-powered aircraft and NHS treatment carrying drones are among latest innovations backed by £273 million of government and industry funding.  This package will aim...

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Jul 2022

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DPD UK to start using autonomous delivery robots

DPD UK, the parcel delivery firm, will be launching autonomous robot deliveries in two Milton Keynes neighbourhoods, as part of a trial with AI-powered robotics...

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Jul 2022

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Amazon announces first UK micromobility hub

Amazon has announced its new micromobility hub that will make over five million deliveries a year in Central London.  E-cargo bikes and walkers from the new...

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Jul 2022

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Huge investment in UK eCommerce operation by DHL eCommerce solutions

DHL eCommerce Solutions announced plans to invest €560m across its UK eCommerce operation, DHL Parcel UK. The investment comes following a 40% volume uplift since...

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Jul 2022

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Evri trialling sustainable last mile delivery strategy

Evri, the consumer delivery company, is trialling pedal-powered electric vehicles such as cargo bikes in partnership with Zedify, the sustainable last mile innovators. The trial...

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Jul 2022

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Multimillion-pound robotics investment by Wincanton

Wincanton, a supply chain partner for UK business, announced that it has made a multimillion-pound investment in autonomous mobile robot (AMR) technology to accelerate its...

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Jun 2022

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Inside The Warehouse

When you think of a warehouse, you’re probably a bit out of date. These days, we use the best of modern technology to get the job done faster, better and smarter. We use computers to automate packing lines, leaving staff free to focus on smooth delivery and customer service...

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Jun 2022

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Humanitarian & Vaccine Logistics

HOW KEEPING THINGS MOVING BUILDS A SAFER WORLD. goods, people and raw materials need to reach the place they’re needed on time, and undamaged. Which isn’t always an easy feat when you’re dealing with some of the world’s most unstable or risky environments.

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Jun 2022

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De-carbonising The Supply Chain

The people in the know say the world is getting hotter. Weather is becoming more extreme, temperatures are rising and polar ice is melting, all of because of climate change. But what impact does this have on the logistics industry? And why are we making climate change such a priority?

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Jun 2022

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Driving in to the 21st Century

IS THIS THE 21ST CENTURY’S DREAM JOB? How would you feel if we told you there was a career that ticks every single one of those boxes. And more! Ready for the big reveal? It’s….

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