Union Industries Enhances Service & Maintenance Support For Food Industry To Support Operations During Coronavirus Crisis.

Union Industries, the UK’s leading manufacturer of high-speed industrial doors, is playing its key supply chain role in the food production and distribution sectors during the Coronavirus crisis with enhanced service and maintenance capabilities. With its range of high-speed roller doors installed in multiple industrial premises across the UK, Union provides a dedicated preventative maintenance […]

IGD Works With Industry To Ensure Continued Supply Of Essentials To Foodbanks.

IGD, has been working with the food and consumer goods industry, food surplus charity FareShare, and other charitable food redistributors, to safeguard a consistent supply of food to one of the most vulnerable sectors of society in the UK, in the wake of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Susan Barratt, CEO of IGD, said: “Two weeks […]

UK Digital Freight Forwarder Beacon Appoints Brenton Booth As Head Of Supply Chain Finance.

London-based Beacon, the next generation freight forwarding and supply chain finance company, has appointed Brenton Booth as Head of Supply Chain Finance. Brenton joined the company on 1 April. Prior to joining Beacon, Brenton ran his own strategy and product development consultancy working with financial services companies and fintechs in the creation of new trade, […]

What Does The Next Three Months Hold For Automotive Supply Chains?

In a few short weeks, COVID-19 has spread on an unprecedented scale, touching every corner of the globe and impacting all walks of life. In our industry we have seen automotive supply chains ground to a halt as manufacturers shut down plants in order to prevent the spread. Of course, we see annual shutdowns and […]

Truck Maintenance Checks Even More Critical Following MOT Suspensions, Advises MV Commercial.

MV Commercial has advised that regular truck maintenance checks have become even more essential following the DVSA’s decision to suspend MOTs for commercial vehicles for three months. The commercial vehicle sales and leasing company says its technician support network is doing all it can to support operators in their regular roadworthiness checks – maximising uptime […]