Transport and logistics firms lag behind the UK average for pay bills, taking 25.9 days to pay compared to a national average of 23.46 days.
Researchers are examining the industrial refrigeration systems of food and drink manufacturers in a bid to improve energy efficiency.
While the recent EIA report calls for a phase-out of HFCs by 2020, the reality is far less practical, says manufacturers association EPEE
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The price of frozen peas is set to climb, growers have warned, with far fewer British peas around as a result of the unusual weather.
RedPrairie Corporation, a global supply chain and retail technology provider, has announced the creation of a “Centre of Optimisation Excellence” in Montreal. The Centre of Excellence will serve as a technology lab devoted to advanced analytics and optimisation science relative to supply chain, workforce and all-channel retail technologies.
Norbert Dentressangle is to be the official transport provider for the Tour de France for a further six years under a deal with organiser Amaury Sport Organisation.
The development of a comprehensive range of vocational training courses is now available through the FSDF Pathway and stretches from Apprenticeships through to Warehouse and Transport operations courses, and enhanced with Business Improvement Techniques.