Sophie Mitchell

Sophie Mitchell

Manufacturing suffering labour shortages after pandemic

Jun 16, 2021
A new study from The Workforce Institute at UKG has found that two-thirds of US manufacturers are currently unable to fill labour gaps

ShipBob and Walmart partner to provide two-day shipping for small businesses across the US

Jun 15, 2021
Deepening its move into e-commerce, Walmart is teaming up with ShipBob to provide two-day shipping coverage for all its Marketplace customers in the continental US

The need to know

Jun 4, 2021
The need to know for the week ending 4th May 2021

Micro-fulfilment centres could have major impact on urban congestion and air emissions

Jun 2, 2021
New study sees big potential reductions in emissions if there is a pivot towards micro-fulfilment centres and click-and-collect options

URB-E secures funding in hope of cutting emissions with containerised deliveries

Jun 1, 2021
URB-E, which wants to replace trucks with bikes, has announced a $5 million Series A round, and the appointment of Charles Jolley as CEO

Growth of e-commerce driving the road freight transportation market in Europe

May 31, 2021
The road freight transportation market size in Europe has the potential to grow by $31.47 billion from 2020 to 2024

The need to know

May 28, 2021
The need to know for the week ending 28th May 2021

Americans consumer spending expected to be boosted by vaccine rollout, but online will continue to be key

May 26, 2021
Eighty percent of American consumers plan to continue to shop online post-pandemic

Pandemic accelerates the adoption of smart manufacturing processes

May 25, 2021
A new study shows how COVID-19 accelerated the need for technological enhancements in manufacturing, and are now the key to their success

Lack of improvement in supplier visibility could spell supply chain disaster

May 24, 2021
Seventy-two percent of organisations are concerned as supplier intelligence has remained inadequate to crisis-proof supply chains