Alex Hadwick

Alex Hadwick

The need to know

Nov 24, 2023
The need to know for the week ending 24th November 2023

UK’s mid-size businesses fear supply chain disruptions and rising costs

Nov 22, 2023
Rising costs, particularly for energy, and instabilities within supply chains are now front and centre for UK businesses

Supply chain pressure index falls to lowest level on record, but global business leaders rate risk of supply chain disruption at highest ever in survey

Nov 20, 2023
There’s a mismatch in supply chains, as a US Fed measure of supply chain pressure plummets to a new low in October, but business leaders put supply chains as their sixth biggest risk

The need to know

Nov 17, 2023
The need to know for the week ending 17th November 2023

Warehousing and fulfilment top 2024 priorities for UK retailers

Nov 16, 2023
Warehousing now cited as the top focus for the UK’s retail businesses in the coming year

Ageing and increasingly expensive UK warehousing a growing headache

Nov 13, 2023
UK faces ageing warehouse stock in dire need of investment, while labour and space remain at a premium

The need to know

Nov 10, 2023
The need to know for the week ending 9th November 2023

America’s trucking boom now a distant memory as bankruptcies rise

Nov 8, 2023
Truckers and freight brokers were once riding the wave of increased demand for goods, but both now face a host of bankruptcies and mergers

Economist warns of danger to supply chains from extreme weather and strikes in 2024

Nov 7, 2023
Disruption highly likely from labour disputes and weather patterns worsened by El Niño says EIU research

Logistics space explodes over last decade to grow faster than revenues

Nov 6, 2023
The high space requirements of modern fulfilment have meant that investments into logistics space have outpaced retail revenue growth over the last 10 years