Logistics

United Kingdom

Executives from Microsoft, Maersk and Boohoo to Headline CILT UK’s Annual Conference

Executives from Microsoft, Maersk, and Boohoo to headline The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT UK) 2024 Annual Conference:Read More »

Europe

Paris Top European City for Urban Logistics

Paris has been ranked as the top European city for urban logistics investment potential in research published by ESR Europe,Read More »

UK & Ireland

CILT UK Announces 2024 ‘Awards for Excellence’ Finalists

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT UK) has announced the finalists for its 31st annual Awards for Excellence.Read More »

Europe

Toyota Material Handling: WeDeliverForYou

A new communication campaign from Toyota Material Handling Europe is raising public awareness of the role played by the logisticsRead More »

China

Skechers Install Robotic Tote-picking Technology at Chinese Logistics Centre 

Skechers, the US-owned manufacturer of leisure footwear and clothing, have halved the volume of space required to store 100,000 toteRead More »

United States

JV Acquires Tucson Industrial/Logistics Project

Cushman & Wakefield has arranged the sale of the Tucson Commerce Center, a portfolio of three brand new Class ARead More »

Perspectives

Vital Statistics

Although telematics systems deliver every performance statistic a warehouse or distribution centre manager might need, Steve Ross, Operations Manager –Read More »

Commercial Real Estate

Hillwood Secures Financing for Industrial Storage Facility

Hillwood’s EU Industrial Club IV fund will develop a new 335,000 square foot industrial storage facility at Crewe in theRead More »

United States

Sale of Last-Mile Distribution Facility in Heart of New York

Cushman & Wakefield has advised on the sale of a newly developed last mile distribution facility in Frankfort, New York,Read More »

United States

Sale of Industrial Building in Buckeye for US $60.1 Million

Cushman & Wakefield has arranged the sale of a newly delivered 641,906 sq. ft Class A industrial/logistics building on approximatelyRead More »

Commercial Real Estate

Acquisition of Last-mile Logistics Asset Near Helsinki Airport

Alma Property Partners and Alea Partners have acquired a last-mile logistics property located in Koivuhaka, Vantaa, through their joint ventureRead More »

Latest Updates

Construction Materials Tech Disruptor Raises Series A Funding in Saudi Arabia

Pioneering B2B construction tech startup BRKZ has raised US $8 million in a funding round co-led by 9900 and BECORead More »

Marketplace

Solutions for Warehouse Logistics

Chain and roller conveyors, belt and pallet conveyors, container and overhead conveyors: In warehouse logistics, they all require reliable drives withRead More »

Commercial Real Estate

Council Approval for Sustainable Heathrow Industrial Warehouse Project

The London Borough of Hounslow has granted AIPUT (Airport Industrial Property Unit Trust) planning permission for a 67,000 sq ftRead More »

Blog

The Only Way is Ethics

Any 3PL that neglects the important role that business ethics and a demonstrable commitment to sustainability now play across theRead More »

Commercial Real Estate

Ground Broken at Warehouse Development on New Seattle Industrial Park

Ground has been broken at a new 782,875 square foot warehouse and logistics facility on the 310-acre FED310 industrial parkRead More »

Commercial Real Estate

Savills IM Sells Logistics Portfolio in Sweden

Savills Investment Management (Savills IM) has sold a logistics warehouse portfolio consisting of three freehold assets in Borås, Ljungby, andRead More »

Latest Updates

Partnership Introduces Safer Line of Emergency Communication within Platform Lifts

The Platform Lift Company (PLC) has partnered with SafeLine, a Swedish company that manufactures open protocol safety accessories for liftsRead More »

India

Birla Carbon Enhances Sales and Operations Planning with Global Supply Chain Solution

Carbon black additive supplier to the global rubber, tyre manufacturing and chemical process industries Birla Carbon has implemented Blue Yonder’sRead More »

Commercial Real Estate

Savills IM Acquires French Logistics Property for German Pension Fund

Savills Investment Management has acquired a logistics building near Angers, in the west of France, from an Action Group companyRead More »

Latest Updates

‘Green Star’ GRESB for Savills IM Logistics Funds

Savills Investment Management’s Europe and Singapore domiciled logistics funds have been benchmarked above their peer group in GRESB’s annual assessmentRead More »

Latest Updates

New Zealand PM Gets Close-up View of Automated Parcel Sorting Technology

Currently on the campaign trail for New Zealand’s forthcoming general election, Prime Minister Chris Hipkins inspected LiBiao Robotics’ automated parcelRead More »

commercial

Port One Logistics Park Expands with Four New ‘Zero Carbon’ Units

Port One Logistics Park development in Suffolk is nearing completion of four new pre-let warehousing units following a £20 millionRead More »

Australia

Australian Defence Force Re-awards Middle East Logistics Contrast

The Australian Defence Force (ADF) has signed a new contract with Serco further extending the provision of logistics and supportRead More »

Commercial Real Estate

Savills IM Acquires Essen Industrial Park for European Urban Logistics & Industrial Fund

Savills Investment Management has acquired a light industrial park in Essen for its European Urban Logistics & Industrial Fund (EULIF).Read More »

Commercial Real Estate

BDK Logistics Intelligence Leases Industrial Facility in Corona

Cushman & Wakefield has brokered a lease agreement for BDK Logistics Intelligence, Inc., for a 114,190-square-foot industrial facility at 1161Read More »

Commercial Real Estate

STAG Industrial Acquires Industrial Center in Portland

Cushman & Wakefield has advised on the sale of Beaverton Industrial Center, a recently renovated 121,426-square-foot multi-tenant industrial and logisticsRead More »

Appointments

Prologis UK Announces Senior Internal Appointment

Prologis UK, the British arm of the San Francisco headquartered industrial REIT specialising in the logistics sector, has promoted JamesRead More »

Latest Updates

Letting Confirms Healthy Demand for Heathrow Occupier Market

AIPUT (Airport Industrial Property Unit Trust) has let the newly completed ‘Black Arrow’ warehouse at its Blackthorne Point logistics campus whichRead More »

Latest Updates

Webinar on ‘Golden Thread of Safety’ Compliance in Social Housing Supply Chains (6th July)

Sysmax, the compliance, risk and competency software platform, is hosting a free webinar on the new ‘golden thread of safety‘Read More »

Latest Updates

Narrow Aisle and Sunbelt Mark 25-Year Transatlantic Partnership

British warehouse truck manufacturer Narrow Aisle and US industrial automation and forklift specialist Sunbelt Material Handling are celebrating a quarterRead More »

Blog

Efficient Logistics: How HGVs Enhance Facility Management Operations

Efficient logistics is crucial to ensuring the successful operation of facilities, with HGVs playing an important role in the UK.Read More »

Latest Updates

Lambi Adds Alternative Fuels to Delivery Fleet

Metsä Tissue business Lambi is increasing the number of delivery vehicles operating on renewable fuels across its Swedish operations asRead More »

Blog

Why Micro-fulfilment Centres Benefit from Robotic Sorting

Installing outdated intralogistiics technologies will prevent micro-fulfilment centres from achieving the efficiency gains ecommerce retailers are looking for, says XiaRead More »

Latest Updates

More Amazon Warehouse Workers Balloted Over Pay

GMB Union comments as workers at Amazon’s fulfilment centres in Mansfield and Rugeley begin voting on industrial action. Amazon facesRead More »

Latest Updates

Logistics Sustainment Support for U.S. Army

Serco Inc., has been awarded a contract to provide lifecycle logistics, and broadband voice and data network installation and maintenanceRead More »

Commercial Real Estate

Leasing the Way

Third-party logistics (3PL) providers leased more big-box (200,000 sq ft. or larger) warehouse spaces in North America than any otherRead More »

FM Magazine

Why Robots Deliver Better Service

Xia Hulling, founder and CEO of sortation system specialist LiBiao Robotics, explains why automation is allowing postal service providers toRead More »

Latest Updates

London Most Popular Domestic Destination for Household Relocations

Move Monitor, an annual report compiled using data from 40,000 customers of removals company Pickfords, has named London as theRead More »

Latest Updates

Europe’s Biggest Robotic Parcel Sorting System Goes Live

Europe’s biggest automated robotic parcel sorting system has been installed in Turkey by distribution and postal services company Kuryenet whichRead More »

Commercial Real Estate

abrdn Heathrow Regeneration Planning Application Backed by Sustainability-linked Credit

abrdn’s Airport Industrial Property Unit Trust (AIPUT) fund has submitted a planning application at its London Heathrow Radius Park campusRead More »

Latest Updates

Last Mile Fleets Risking Delay to Electrification Plans

Last mile logistics operators need to consider charging infrastructure or risk delays to EV roll-outs according to Mer, the EVRead More »

Appointments

Logistics UK Announces Senior Appointments

Logistics UK has named James Adcroft, UK Transport Compliance Manager at Tesco, as Chair of its national Road Freight CouncilRead More »

Latest Updates

Self-Driving Grocery Deliveries Trialled on Schindler’s Ebikon Campus

Leading Swiss supermarket chain Migros, autonomous EV startup LOXO and Schindler are trialling an electrically propelled delivery service called “Migronomous”Read More »

Opinion

Why Now’s the Time for a Career in Logistics

Opportunities abound for those who dare, says Leigh Anderson, managing director of Bis Henderson Recruitment as the UK commemorates NationalRead More »

Commercial Real Estate

Savills IM Reports Over €3.9bn of Transactions in 2022

Savills Investment Management (Savills IM) transacted more than €3.6 billion globally in private real estate equity transactions in 2022 includingRead More »

Commercial Real Estate

Savills IM Acquires Building in Stockholm’s “Last Mile” for European Logistics Fund

Savills Investment Management (Savills IM) has acquired a logistics building in Stockholm on behalf of its flagship European logistics fund.Read More »

Blog

Meeting Peak Demand for Retail Logistics with Robots

Following Black Friday, Frazer Watson, VP Sales UK&I for mobile robot manufacturer iFollow, explains why retailers and e-tailers are deployingRead More »

Automation & AI

The Future of Warehouse Automation

Nick Hughes, sales manager at UK intralogistics provider Invar Group, considers the key influences and technologies that are shaping fulfilmentRead More »

France

Savills IM Acquires Logistics Properties for Pan-European Logistics Fund  

International real estate investment manager Savills Investment Management (Savills IM) has acquired three logistics properties in France for a totalRead More »

Perspectives

A Taxing State

Leigh Anderson, Bis Henderson Recruitment managing director, believes misconceptions about off-payroll working and HMRC IR35 rules in the UK areRead More »

Case Studies

Supporting Container Operations with a Refurbished Doosan Forklift

J Hayward & Sons of Walsall Ltd (Hayward Transport) is a well-trusted name in transport and road haulage incorporated inRead More »

Latest Updates

Comment from GMB Union on DHL Drivers at JCB Backing Industrial Action

GMB union members at DHL working on JCB World Logistics have backed industrial action in a dispute over an ‘unacceptable’Read More »

commercial

Bis Henderson Space Named on CCS Storage Distribution Framework

Bis Henderson Space has been named as a supplier on the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) Storage, Distribution, Kitting and AssociatedRead More »

Commercial Real Estate

Savills IM Acquires Swedish Distribution Centre for European logistics fund

Savills Investment Management (Savills IM), the international real estate investment manager, has acquired a distribution centre in Rosersberg near Stockholm,Read More »

Latest Updates

Toyota Launches First Automated Pallet Carrier

Toyota Material Handling UK has unveiled its latest frontier in warehouse automation: CDI120, an AGV designed specifically as a palletRead More »

Engineering

Webinar: An Exercise in Building Cybersecurity into Your Compliance Program (May 25, 1PM ET/11AM PT/6PM BST)

A webinar designed to examine some of the challenges and solutions to adding cyber regulatory compliance to your supply chainRead More »

commercial

Honeywell Launches Connected Forge Warehouse Solution

Honeywell Forge Connected Warehouse, the latest enhancement to the company’s enterprise performance management software solution, promises to assist customers acceleratingRead More »

Latest Updates

EV Investment Saves 29,000 Tonnes of CO2 Annually

UK Family-owned supply specialist PPS has demonstrated its commitment to reducing its carbon footprint by purchasing three electric vans, savingRead More »

Latest Updates

ABM Accredited as Inflight Supplier

The United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has accredited ABM as an inflight supplier as the facility services provider strenghensRead More »

Blog

A Challenging Era for Parts Distribution

With boom facing global supply chain meltdown, few would want to head logistics at a global mining equipment company. RobertRead More »

Latest Updates

Why Britain’s High Streets are Anything but Dead

Steve Purvis, Bis Henderson Space managing director, explains why reports of Britain’s High Streets dying are greatly exaggerated. Amid theRead More »

Healthcare

Raising a Glass to Warehouse Automation

Warehouse automation is helping the beverage industry combat new commercial pressures in the post-pandemic era, says Paul Freeman, Head ofRead More »

Events

Cranfield to Lead Expert Seminars at IMHX 2022

World-renowned specialist postgraduate university Cranfield has been named as the Academic Partner of the International Materials Handling Exhibition 2022 (IMHX)Read More »

Latest Updates

Toyota to Sponsor Safer Logistics Seminars

Toyota Material Handling is the sponsor of a brand new feature at the Health & Safety Event 2022 – thisRead More »

Appointments

Bis Henderson Extends Reach to Northern England

Bis Henderson Space has appointed Emily Cozens as business development manager for northern England.   Cozens’ appointment is the latestRead More »

Automation & AI

EcoStruxure Building Management Systems for warehouses

Schneider Electric is introducing EcoStruxure Building Management Systems (BMS) for warehouses as part of a new offering to improve connectivityRead More »

Latest Updates

Logistics Skills: The Panacea the Pharma Sector Needs

Leigh Anderson, managing director at Bis Henderson Recruitment, explains why the Covid-19 pandemic has made upskilling of supply chain logisticsRead More »

Latest Updates

Savills IM Announces EUR 3.4 Billion of Transactions in 2021

Savills Investment Management (Savills IM) transacted more than EUR 3.4 billion globally in 2021, with Europe accounting for around EURRead More »

Denmark

Savills IM Nordic Logistics Fund Sells Danish Portfolio

Savills Investment Management (Savills IM) has sold a logistics portfolio consisting of four assets in Kolding and Greve near Copenhagen,Read More »

Appointments

Toyota Material Handling UK Announces Senior Internal Appointment

Toyota Material Handling UK has appointed company veteran Stuart Reilly as Director of Rental & Used. Reilly has been withRead More »

Cleaning & Hygiene

ABM Receives UK Aviation Accreditation

12.11.2021, 15:52 ABM Receives UK Aviation Accreditation ABM has been awarded in-flight supplier accreditation by the United Kingdom’s Civil AviationRead More »

Appointments

Savills IM Announces Senior Asia Pacific Appointment

10.11.2021, 11:20 Savills IM Announces Senior Asia Pacific Appointment Savills Investment Management (Savills IM) has appointed Nicholas Kinsey to theRead More »

Environment

Vaillant Transitions to Lithium-ion Fleet

28.10.2021, 10:46 Vaillant Transitions to Lithium-ion Fleet Intralogistics specialists Jungheinrich have supported global energy-saving HVAC solutions provider, Vaillant Group’s transitionRead More »

Catering

Lead. Inspire. Transform.

20.10.2021, 11:38 Lead. Inspire. Transform. Multiple Autogrill employees have been named as “Fab Superstars” at an annual event organised forRead More »

Appointments

Transport & Logistics Businesswoman of the Year

19.10.2021, 09:51 Transport & Logistics Businesswoman of the Year Rachel Houghton, managing director at Business Moves Group (BMG), has beenRead More »

Latest Updates

Just Eat Appoints JLL to Find European Inner-city Scoober Hubs

08.09.2021, 01:16 Just Eat Appoints JLL to Find European Inner-city Scoober Hubs JLL has been appointed by global online foodRead More »

Latest Updates

European Logistics Fund 3 Acquires Amsterdam Distribution Centre

24.08.2021, 11:31 European Logistics Fund 3 Acquires Amsterdam Distribution Centre Savills Investment Management (Savills IM) has acquired a newly completedRead More »

Denmark

Acquisition of Danish New-build Distribution Centres

18.08.2021, 08:45 Acquisition of Danish New-build Distribution Centres Savills Investment Management has acquired a newly built distribution centre and aRead More »

Latest Updates

Savills IM Acquires Warehouses from UBS

11.08.2021, 14:05 Savills IM Acquires Warehouses from UBS Savills Investment Management has acquired two warehouses within the Leganés Logistics ParkRead More »

Latest Updates

Certifying Logistics Talent

12.05.2021, 23:22 Certifying Logistics Talent Prologis and the Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM) have unveiled plans for a newRead More »

Defence Infrastructure Organisation

Novel Self-Service Community Store Concept

22.04.2021, 11:24 Novel Self-Service Community Store Concept A collaboration between Compass Group subsidiary ESS, Royal Naval Air Station (RNAS) YeoviltonRead More »

Environment

From Sisters to Small Entrepreneurs

06.04.2021, 11:50 From Sisters to Small Entrepreneurs Amazon is sharing the stories of four dynamic women who are leading middleRead More »

Latest Updates

Supply Chain Careers Under the New Normal

Leigh Anderson, managing director of Bis Henderson Recruitment, considers ways supply chain professionals can maximise their potential for job opportunitiesRead More »

Environment

On the Acquisition Trail

02.07.2020, 11:17 On the Acquisition Trail UK-based field service management software company Totalmobile has acquired Lone Worker Solutions (LWS) andRead More »

Latest Updates

Celebrating Covid-19 Haulage Heroes

19.06.2020, 15:17 Celebrating Covid-19 Haulage Heroes European cashless payment solutions provider to the haulage sector SNAP has delivered ‘Trucking Legend’Read More »

Latest Updates

Supporting Logistics and Supply Chain Transformation

15.06.2020, 15:45 Supporting Logistics and Supply Chain Transformation A global partnership between barcode scanner manufacturer ProGlove and mobile Industrial InternetRead More »

Catering

Data is Key to Food Sustainability

28.06.2019, 06:26 Data is Key to Food Sustainability Peter Ruffley, Chairman of cloud-based analytics service provider Zizo, argues ambitious UKRead More »

Catering

Data is Key to Food Sustainability

28.06.2019, 06:26 Data is Key to Food Sustainability Peter Ruffley, Chairman of cloud-based analytics service provider Zizo, argues ambitious UKRead More »

Latest Updates

Kier-Investec JV in New Brown Field Development

11.06.2019, 11:52 Kier-Investec JV in New Brown Field Development Kier Property and Investec Structured Property Finance have announced plans toRead More »

Latest Updates

Kier-Investec JV in New Brown Field Development

11.06.2019, 11:52 Kier-Investec JV in New Brown Field Development Kier Property and Investec Structured Property Finance have announced plans toRead More »

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