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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 […]
Fleet of Amazon electrical heavy goods vehicles lined up in warehouse yard
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 & […]
Warehouse worker crouching down and checking boxes on shelves with scanner. Female worker scanning boxes in rack.
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 […]
Docking equipment fills the foreground as a soft sunset fills the background. There are cranes, windmills and cargo all visibly on show
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, […]
Chinese lantern illuminate an overhead structure, celebrating the Lunar New Year
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 […]
A male figure stands clearly against an unfocused background, his hands are in his head in confusion
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.