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UK firms failing to digitise their supply chain

A recent survey of businesses containing 250 UK and 250 US respondents firms found that only 61% of UK firms recognised the importance of connecting disparate supply chain data and 20% said they were not using supply chain data at all. Data disparity can come on a...

HGV driver shortage eased towards the end of 2022

HGV skills bootcamps Recent figures have revealed that job vacancies in the haulage sector decreased by 15.3% in the final quarter (October to December) of 2022. It is thought that the HGV driver shortage in the UK is still almost 50,000 but it is believed that these...

Logistics UK ask the government to extend fuel duty cut

Ahead of the 2023 Spring Budget, Logistics UK has submitted its industry recommendations and concerns to the government. In this document, the main concern was the reported disproportionate rise in fuel duty compared to inflation. Logistics UK has proposed retaining...

UK truck stops receive funding to improve services

Government announces £100m funding to improve truck stop facilities On 24th November the UK government announced a £100m package to improve HGV/truck facilities. Service station grant scheme Part of this funding will be used to open a grant scheme worth £32.5m to...

Time & money saving tips for transport businesses

Introduction The sharp increase in inflation is causing most businesses to review their current costs and look at ways they can save time and money. Costs for energy and fuel have risen significantly in recent times which is increasing the running costs of businesses...

Energy Bill Relief Scheme for small businesses
Energy Bill Relief Scheme for small businesses

The government has recently announced its Energy Bill Relief Scheme for businesses. This scheme will give businesses a discount on their bills based upon a government-supported baseline price. The government has said that small businesses will receive the same level...

UK firms failing to digitise their supply chain

A recent survey of businesses containing 250 UK and 250 US respondents firms found that only 61% of UK firms recognised the importance of connecting disparate supply chain data and 20% said they were not using supply chain data at all. Data disparity can come on a...