UPS using automation to move more parcels with same number of people, says boss

The chief executive of logistics giant UPS says the company is using automation technologies to move a greater number of parcels with the same number of people. 

In comments to Yahoo Finance, UPS CEO David Abney says: “Last year we hired about the same number of people and we’re doing it this year with an extra 5 per cent of packages and it is because of automation.” 

The company’s busiest periods are the weeks leading up to the Thanksgiving holidays, and Cyber Week, which is a week after that.  Continue reading UPS using automation to move more parcels with same number of people, says boss

Scania establishes more ‘efficient’ logistics through investing in Lots Group

More efficient, sustainable logistics is becoming increasingly important in both the transport sector and other sectors.

More efficient logistics flows pave the way for better profitability and reduced climate impact for haulage companies.

As part of its shift towards more sustainable transport solutions, Scania established the company Lots Group, which is now expanding into Asia and South America.  Continue reading Scania establishes more ‘efficient’ logistics through investing in Lots Group