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.

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...

Building Trust

Building Trust in your Professional Life Recruitment is a sales business and as such the pressures of targets greatly outweigh the consideration given to building trust and relationships. The general perception of recruiters is that they are looking for a quick win...

Dropshipping

The Art of Dropshipping Dropshipping is considered by many to be an e-commerce model that allows you to run a shop front with no inventory, selling products that are shipped directly from the supplier by a third party carrier. In truth this view of dropshipping is...

Post Brexit Landscape – The Short Term Impact

Over a month has passed since the Brexit vote and whilst it is too early to understand the longer term implications I can summarise the initial impact felt across some sectors that may provide an insight into business confidence. First 2 Weeks The immediate impact was...

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