Manhattan Associates and Logistyx Technologies Continue Partnership to enhance Multi-Carrier Parcel Shipping

Manhattan Associates and Logistyx Technologies Continue Partnership to enhance Multi-Carrier Parcel Shipping

Logistyx Technologies, the leader in transportation management for parcel shipping, announced today a new agreement to continue partnership with Manhattan Associates, a technology leader in supply chain and omnichannel commerce, as the company releases the latest enhancements to shift its product to the cloud. As an independent Manhattan Value Partner since 2012, under this new containerised model, Logistyx now offers the ability to upgrade to enhanced parcel shipping capabilities more cost-effectively, providing Manhattan customers unlimited…

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Why businesses in the logistics sector are potentially missing out on an average of over £70,000 in R&D tax credit savings

Why businesses in the logistics sector are potentially missing out on an average of over £70,000 in R&D tax credit savings

Experts provide insight for how logistics firms can use R&D tax credits to begin to take advantage of their innovation Evidence suggests that more awareness is needed of the range of applications for R&D tax credits in the UK logistics industry. With HMRC data revealing that the sector made up 0.9% of UK R&D tax credit claims, those operating in the industry are encouraged to consider whether they might be eligible. For those that did…

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ArrowXL Launches National Recruitment Drive

ArrowXL Launches National Recruitment Drive

Leading two-person home delivery company ArrowXL is expanding its workforce due to an increase in demand in 2020. Around 100 jobs will be created in the two-phase recruitment operation, which will take place in various cities and towns across the UK.  ArrowXL has seen hundreds of applications submitted after announcing the new roles focussing on warehouse operations and delivery. The recruitment drive comes after a 10% increase on budgeted volumes, and will create jobs in…

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Tacho consultants clarify drivers’ hours reg’s with supporting software from TruTac

Tacho consultants clarify drivers’ hours reg’s with supporting software from TruTac

Mister Tacho Ltd, the independent transport consultants, have clarified the position regarding WTD (Working Time Directive) regulations and highlighted the benefits of using reliable compliance software to keep operators on the right side of the law. Frank O’Keeffe, Mister Tacho’s Managing Director, advises that failures to comply with legislation regarding drivers’ hours and WTD can have serious implications for transport businesses, including fines and the suspension of operator licences. Frank emphasises the pandemic does not…

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Second Covid wave will leave retailers and suppliers with nowhere to hide

Second Covid wave will leave retailers and suppliers with nowhere to hide

A second wave of coronavirus is already surging towards the High Street and many famous brands may not survive, says the home delivery expert ParcelHero. It fears sluggish footfall, failing shopping centres and unimpressive CVAs and Pre-Pack Administrations are leaving household names on the brink of disaster. As Brits brace themselves for a second wave of the coronavirus, the leading home delivery specialist ParcelHero says retailers and manufacturers are already facing a perfect storm. Footfall…

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Labcraft lighting solution helps coach operator to see and be seen

Labcraft lighting solution helps coach operator to see and be seen

Greys of Ely, one of the leading coach hire operators in East Anglia, have installed an external Labcraft lighting system to their luxury coaches in order to improve safety during confined night time manoeuvres and for passengers to more easily locate their awaiting coach at busy locations during poor light or darkness. Designed and manufactured by Labcraft in the UK, the Si6 Scenelite is designed to provide a clean, white light for a brighter, safer…

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Court exemption allows driver with 68 points on their licence to legally drive on the road

Court exemption allows driver with 68 points on their licence to legally drive on the road

One of Britain’s worst drivers is still on the road despite clocking up 68 points on their licence. They are one of 1,728 motorists who have 12 or more points to their name but are still allowed to get behind the wheel. Figures from the DVLA also show that there are 1,024,489 drivers with points on their licence. Although motorists are usually banned from driving after collecting 12 penalty points within three years, many plead…

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Livestream Commerce Sure To Sweep The UK Very Soon

Livestream Commerce Sure To Sweep The UK Very Soon

Livestream shopping grew by 150% and was watched by 400 million shoppers in China last year. The home delivery expert ParcelHero says Amazon Live is already streaming in the USA and livestream commerce is sure to sweep the UK very soon. Livestream shopping presenters have become social media superstars in China, as half a billion online shoppers tuned in to spend $63bn on livestream shows last year. The e-commerce delivery specialist ParcelHero believes it’s a…

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Mandata TMS blends well for Scottish whisky transporter

Mandata TMS  blends well for Scottish whisky transporter

B Mundell the bulk spirits and general haulage operator, installed a Mandata TMS in August 2019 and one year on, the company reports easy integration, improved data control and greater transparency for its diverse range of customers. Providing a specialist whisky transport and nationwide haulage service since 1971, the family-owned business operates a mixed fleet from Glasgow with additional depots in Tarbert and the Isle of Islay. With 25 vehicles including tankers, tippers, curtainsiders and…

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Hermes UK Appoints Chief Operating Officer As Growth Continues

Hermes UK Appoints Chief Operating Officer As Growth Continues

Leading consumer delivery company Hermes UK has appointed a Chief Operating Officer (COO) in a move designed to support its operations following significant increase in volumes, due to both Covid-19 and the ongoing growth of online shopping. This will also support the business in moving forward with its ambitious growth plans following multimillion-pound investment.  Carl Lyon will take on the role of COO having been with the business for over 7 years in a number…

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