Logistics

Cirque du Soleil and Express Logistics - Two Pioneers on the World Stage

Ken M Allen | Posted 15.03.2014 | UK
Ken M Allen

Cirque du Soleil is just like the business of express logistics. Now hang on, please stay with me. That statement may look like a desperate attempt both to grab your attention and to make a bold and spurious claim that a business that involves shifting packages from A to B can also be fascinating. Well, you could be right, but only partly: there's also quite a bit of truth in there.

How Aid Agencies Tackle the Logistical Challenge in the Philippines

Claire Durham | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Claire Durham

Aid agencies around the country, and around the world, are working around the clock to ensure relief is brought to the thousands left stricken by the storm. We are incredibly proud of the work we do but there is a long way to go.

The Art of Engagement

Ken M Allen | Posted 30.09.2013 | UK
Ken M Allen

Technology, management studies, financial analysis, research and "big data" have all contributed to an environment today where just about every aspect of performance can be measured to the nth squared degree.

Who's The Latest Company To Enter The Race For Christmas Number 1?

Charlie Thomas | Posted 17.12.2012 | UK

Eddie Stobart's truckers have banded together to create a trucking version of the popular carol, the 12 days of Christmas, to raise money for Help the...

THE 'UGLY' SIDE OF CHRISTMAS PRESENT: E-COMMERCE AND THE PARCEL BOOM

Dr Stephen Dakin | Posted 06.01.2013 | UK
Dr Stephen Dakin

At the risk of offending those who are tender in years or innocent about the ways of the world, the business of delivering Christmas presents does not rest on the shoulders of a jolly, fat man dressed in red and white and pulled in his sleigh by an eight-strong team of flying reindeer.

Keeping Britain Moving

Tim Bagshaw | Posted 25.09.2012 | UK
Tim Bagshaw

Many of us take for granted the products we use on an everyday basis. Have you ever stopped to think how your Weetabix gets to your bowl in the morning, for example, or how the shoes you are wearing got from where they were made to the shops you bought them in?

Taking Advantage of the Olympic Opportunities This Summer

Phil Couchman | Posted 04.09.2012 | UK
Phil Couchman

It can't have passed you by that this summer is set to be a bumper one for the UK. Having experienced the highs of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, and the lows of Euro 2012, the Olympics is now just around the corner.