After a relatively successful “no-Covid” plan put into place by the Chinese government, in mid to late March ’22 Chinese officials were forced into issuing a Shanghai lockdown due to a daunting spike in their COVID cases, reporting a record high of 16,766 on the 6th of April. Shanghai is a huge player in the […]
In a previous blog post we discussed carbon emissions within the supply chain, a few months later and, we’re all witness to five electrically powered HGV’s being added to Amazons delivery fleet, making them one of the first companies in the world to do so. The five vehicles operating from fulfilment centres in Tilbury & […]
Russia accounts for 10.7% of EU road imports & 7.8% exports, this is a 10th of all imports in the EU. With such a large freight route now being disrupted, what can we expect to see changing across the supply chain? In the previous couple of weeks the conflict has spread like wildfire, leaving many […]
Happy International Women’s Day! Today is the day where every year, we internationally celebrate the progression women have made economically, socially, politically & culturally. We thought what better way to highlight how far women have come (even in the last few years) than by collating some facts and figures about women working across the Supply […]
What Is A UK Freeport? UK Freeports are introductory ‘special areas’ that are within UK borders, where different economic regulations will apply. Freeports in England are focused around one or more air, rail, or seaport, but extend up to 45km beyond the port(s). The UK isn’t the first country to adopt this kind of system, […]
With Lunar New Year (LNY) coming up soon, beginning on the 1st of Feb, it’s hard to plan for the delays that are going to follow. We’re writing a little summary for you, of what to expect and how you can put a plan in place for this time of the year. The Lunar New […]
After a treacherous two years, juggling the effects of Brexit and COVID-19 simultaneously is something that has been difficult for many business’ across the supply chain. Although we have elaborated on their effects in our previous articles, we wanted to highlight the ongoing effect that has trickled down to almost all walks of life, business and personal; that being uncertainty.