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For over 60 years we have been successfully caring for our customers and their road transport needs, working from strategically located depots across the country. Privately owned and independently run, we operate road haulage services around the UK, palletised-load distribution across Europe and the UK as well as localised warehousing and storage.

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FIREBOLT LAUNCHES NEW CLASS OF CLOUD DATA WAREHOUSE AS A SERVICE AND ANNOUNCES $37 MILLION OF FINANCING

Firebolt | December 10, 2020

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Firebolt, the world's quickest cloud data warehouse, reason worked for elite investigation, today uncovered another class of cloud information warehouse as an assistance and declared $37 million of financing. Firebolt conveys the quickest investigation execution – up to 182 times quicker than other information warehouses – for the most testing information necessities at the multi-terabyte and petabyte scale, empowering better with less cloud resources. Firebolt, on account of its...

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DRONE PARCEL DELIVERIES ARISE CONFLICTS ON ENERGY EFFICIENCY, SCALE-UP OPERATIONS

Wheels Report | May 22, 2020

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Using electric, autonomous drones for package deliveries can result in "operational costs [that] are at least 70% lower than a van delivery service," Pedro Pacheco, a senior director analyst at Gartner. These cost savings come from avoiding traffi...

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SUPPLY CHAIN

EASYPOST INTRODUCES SMARTRATE, A NEW API THAT PREDICTS SHIPMENT-LEVEL TRANSIT TIMES BASED ON HISTORICAL CARRIER PERFORMANCE

EasyPost | May 13, 2021

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EasyPost, a leading provider of shipping APIs that address difficult logistics challenges for online retailers, today announced the release of SmartRate, a new API that provides shippers with highly reliable shipment-level transit times based on a historical analysis of billions of shipments across all major and regional carriers. Merchants can save up to 70% on optimized shipments by using SmartRate. “On-time delivery is critical to customer satisfaction and repeats busines...

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EXPEDITORS ACQUIRES DIGITAL PLATFORM FROM FLEET LOGISTICS TO ENHANCE LTL

Supply Chain Dive | May 27, 2020

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Freight forwarder Expeditors International has acquired Fleet Logistics' digital-forwarding platform for an undisclosed sum, according to a press release.The platform will be integrated into Expeditors' existing LTL platform Koho, which the Washington-based forwarder launched in 2019, aiming to better serve small shippers. Fleet Logistics founder Max Lock will lead the Koho team, according to his LinkedIn post. Lock founded Fleet Logistics in 2015 in the first wave of startup, stan...

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LOGISTICS

FIREBOLT LAUNCHES NEW CLASS OF CLOUD DATA WAREHOUSE AS A SERVICE AND ANNOUNCES $37 MILLION OF FINANCING

Firebolt | December 10, 2020

Firebolt, the world's quickest cloud data warehouse, reason worked for elite investigation, today uncovered another class of cloud information warehouse as an assistance and declared $37 million of financing. Firebolt conveys the quickest investigation execution – up to 182 times quicker than other information warehouses – for the most testing information necessities at the multi-terabyte and petabyte scale, empowering better with less cloud resources. Firebolt, on account of its...

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DRONE PARCEL DELIVERIES ARISE CONFLICTS ON ENERGY EFFICIENCY, SCALE-UP OPERATIONS

Wheels Report | May 22, 2020

Using electric, autonomous drones for package deliveries can result in "operational costs [that] are at least 70% lower than a van delivery service," Pedro Pacheco, a senior director analyst at Gartner. These cost savings come from avoiding traffi...

Read More
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SUPPLY CHAIN

EASYPOST INTRODUCES SMARTRATE, A NEW API THAT PREDICTS SHIPMENT-LEVEL TRANSIT TIMES BASED ON HISTORICAL CARRIER PERFORMANCE

EasyPost | May 13, 2021

EasyPost, a leading provider of shipping APIs that address difficult logistics challenges for online retailers, today announced the release of SmartRate, a new API that provides shippers with highly reliable shipment-level transit times based on a historical analysis of billions of shipments across all major and regional carriers. Merchants can save up to 70% on optimized shipments by using SmartRate. “On-time delivery is critical to customer satisfaction and repeats busines...

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EXPEDITORS ACQUIRES DIGITAL PLATFORM FROM FLEET LOGISTICS TO ENHANCE LTL

Supply Chain Dive | May 27, 2020

Freight forwarder Expeditors International has acquired Fleet Logistics' digital-forwarding platform for an undisclosed sum, according to a press release.The platform will be integrated into Expeditors' existing LTL platform Koho, which the Washington-based forwarder launched in 2019, aiming to better serve small shippers. Fleet Logistics founder Max Lock will lead the Koho team, according to his LinkedIn post. Lock founded Fleet Logistics in 2015 in the first wave of startup, stan...

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