It’s no secret that in the last few years, there has been a huge shift to ecommerce from traditional bricks and mortar stores. This has only been accelerated by the pandemic, that has forced many of us to shop online throughout 2020. Logistics for ecommerce businesses does differ to the traditional supply chain that results […]
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New plans from the government pave the way to a net-zero future for the UK by 2050. Outlined in a ten-point plan, the Prime Minister has announced a ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles from 2030. This will be a major turning point for the “green industrial revolution” in a bid […]
According to FleetNews, Chancellor Rishi Sunak is considering ending a ten-year freeze on fuel tax in his upcoming Autumn Budget, which could see fuel duty increase by 5p. This measure is rumoured to be be considered due to the Coronavirus crisis and the impact that it has had on the country’s economy. However, organisations such […]
Overnight Trunking is a logistics service utilised by The Barnes Group, it helps us to keep up with supplier demand whilst keeping costs to a minimum. Below, we’re going to run through what Night Trunking (also known as Overnight Trunking) is, and what the benefits of it are. What Is Overnight Trunking? ‘Trunking’ means making […]
There are many areas of logistical and warehousing support, they can include the transportation of groceries, household goods, weapons and ammunition, and even vehicles. Amongst others, automotive logistics is one service that The Barnes Group provides – so what does it entail? What Does Automotive Logistics Include? Automotive Logistics can be defined as the supervision […]
The logistics sector has been met with unprecedented struggles in the face of the Coronavirus outbreak. This, along with other factors, may well have compromised the future of extended supply chains. Below, we discuss further. Threats To The Future Of Extended Supply Chains There are a number of things that can pose challenges to the […]
It’s been some time now since the outbreak of Covid-19 in the UK; and whilst many operations may have grounded to a halt, at the Barnes Group our key workers have been working hard throughout the pandemic to keep life in our country running as normal as it can be. There’s fantastic coverage of the […]
Logistics is one of the most rewarding careers for a myriad of reasons; flexibility, job control and travel perks to name a few. There are a range of roles within the industry, all requiring a different breadth of education and experience. Whether you’re just starting out, or have a seasoned career, there’ll be a role […]
Behind every product sold and every service given, logistics would have had a part to play at some stage. That includes transporting weapons and ammunition. Handling such dangerous cargo takes the utmost reliability and professionalism, it’s a job that not everyone may be up to – but a crucial one all the same. Did you […]
The Department for Transport recently announced that the current limited drivers’ hours relaxation will be extended until at least 11:59pm on Tuesday 21 April 2020; this will apply to all road haulage operations. Why? Because logistics is a fundamental operation in the fight against Covid-19 right now. This announcement came following the mounting pressure on […]