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Platooning: Get your trucks in line!

Platooning: Get your trucks in line!
Julian Maynard, May 30, 2019

Fuel Consumption Conundrums

If you are a haulier, your biggest expense, other than the outlay to buy your vehicles in the first place, is always going to be fuel. Fuel prices can make or break a company, sharp increases can place huge pressures on companies that are already on tight margins in a competitive market, so finding a way to decrease the cash outlay on fuel is always going to be a vital consideration point.

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The Logistics of Easter Eggs

The Logistics of Easter Eggs
Kerry-Ann Holleyman, March 27, 2019

Sweet treats!

Chocolate is arguably the UK’s favourite treat. We are ranked 4th in the world league tables of per capita consumption, and the average Brit consumes approximately 9.5kg of chocolate per year (although my waistband tells me I consume a lot more than that)!  Britain’s first chocolate factory opened in 1657 – making it 50 years older than the UK’s first tea shop!

The UK chocolate Easter egg market is worth over £220 million – so as you may expect, ‘egg-xtra’ special care is required to deal with the extra demand around Easter. How do logistics professionals stop themselves from ‘cracking’ under the pressure? 

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