Logistics Blog

Every month we publish one or two logistics blogs that provide a commentary on the UK logistics and retail sectors, topics are typically influenced by micro and macro economic factors impacting our clients.

The logistics blog does not just focus on recruitment and headhunting, instead it tackles the issues faced by the businesses we work with.

Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard (MEES)

The Impact of Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard (MEES) on Retail and Distribution Businesses The Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard (MEES) was announced in April 2015 and the legislation comes into force April 2018; impacting approximately 20% of commercial...

Deciphering Recruitment on LinkedIn

Deciphering Recruitment on LinkedIn Mention Linkedin and recruitment in the same sentence and you are likely to find yourself embroiled in a war of words. Everyone has their own views I just want to share a recent experience of using a paid job advert on Linkedin and...

The Increasing Presence of Internal Talent Acquisition

The Increasing Presence of Internal Talent Acquisition Recently more businesses have been building an internal resourcing function, why is this? To take control of the recruitment process and reduce the reliance on external partners (recruiters and headhunters);...

Increasing Warehouse Productivity

Why are more warehouses still using the old fashioned Units per Hour as a performance measure when labour management tools are out there? Is it as simple as cost and complexity making them unappealing? Working with a tech start-up we are helping 3PLs and Retailers to...

Retail A Perfect Storm

Retail – A Perfect Storm This year will be the toughest year yet for retailers according to a variety of insiders and experts, off the back of apparently strong Christmas trading this may surprise some people. An executive role I’m currently working on has given me...

The Value of Interims

Economic uncertainty and low consumer confidence are hitting businesses hard across multiple sectors at the moment; this has led to a growing trend for businesses to turn to short term support to deliver projects and keep operations moving. The job market was...

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