Here at The Barnes Group, we specialise in Just In Time Logistics (JIT) – designed to make use of precise timings, ensuring maximum efficiency. This type of logistics allows for goods to be re-stocked and distributed before they are sold. Our highly trained warehouse operatives keep our warehouses running smoothly, allowing for efficient logistics targets […]
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For our latest ‘Behind Barnes’ blog, we caught up with HR/Administrator Assistant, Laura Tomlinson. We asked her about her career journey, what her role entails at The Barnes Group and the advice she has for other people looking to work in HR. What does your role at The Barnes Group entail? I work alongside Karen […]
We recently caught up with our very own Ben Alker, Transport Planner here at The Barnes Group to find out about his career journey and what a typical day looks like for a Transport Planner like Ben. What does your role as a Transport Planner entail? I deal with the day to day operational running […]
Without logistics, your Christmas Day would look rather different. From the food to the presents, the decorations to the drinks – everything that makes the holiday season what it is, starts with logistics. It’s estimated that 4.7 billion miles are covered collectively in the UK every year to deliver presents on time. A further […]
As a forward-thinking business in the industry, climate change and environmental issues are topics we have discussed at great length – from HGV Levies to emissions statistics. However, it has been noted by more than ourselves that the transport and logistics industry seems to take a disproportionate level of blame and, therefore, expectation for change. […]
The DVSA have recently announced that they will not be investing in the technologies to read data from new smart tachographs. Following recent EU legislation which lead to the mandatory move from digital to smart tachographs in new commercial vehicles this summer, the agency stated that the cost of these new technologies are too high […]
Can you ever imagine what life would be like without the convenience of next day delivery? Or perhaps you were hoping an item in your favourite shop was getting restocked so you could buy it during your next trip to your local high street but to no avail? Imagine that suddenly, multiple people are reporting that their […]
There’s a deluge of deliberations to take into consideration which all boil down to one question: how to choose a logistics company?
As a company’s fleet brings in vital revenue, it is imperative that capital is re-invested back into these vehicles.
Efficient logistics is imperative for keeping the UK supply chain running smoothly. With Brexit pending and other factors affecting trading in Britain – efficiency in our logistics industry has never been more important. There are various elements that create successful efficient logistics management, including warehouse management, sustainability and the importance of automation. Efficient logistics is only […]