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COVID-19 update

3T Customer Statement: COVID-19

As a business 3T have been continually monitoring the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) through a number of Government, media and industry sources. In the event of the UK Government moving into the next phase of their Action Plan we are ready. In preparation we have enhanced our internal Business Continuity plan to prioritise the provision …

Logistics leaders, are you looking at the right metrics?

Top 10 Operational metrics for logistics leaders

“The top 10 most-used road transport performance measures and how they should be applied to drive continuous improvement” – Gartner, Top 10 Operational Metrics for Logistics Leaders to Improve Their Road Transport Performance, Sean Hurley, 10 September 2020. Operational metrics for logistics leaders. At this time of the year, most logistics leaders will have already set …

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Is true collaboration possible?

How successful logistics collaboration can be achieved Collaboration is one strategy commonly favoured by organisations as a way of reducing costs and their carbon footprint whilst maintaining customer service. It may sound simple but true collaboration is a complex arrangement involving a whole range of issues. In an article for Land, Sea & Air magazine, Tim …

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How Carriers and 4PLs Can Benefit From Collaboration

How 4PLs can support carriers The transport industry is going through a radical technological transformation which offers fantastic opportunities for both carriers and their customers. In an article for Courier News, Tim Fawkes, 3T Logistics’ Managing Director, explains how 4PLs can support carriers to improve their business and also create a better transport solution for …

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Brexit could force home-grown innovation across supply chain

Brexit and domestic supply chain innovation   Brexit has many industry players worried, but in an article with Automotive World, Steve Twydell, CEO of 3T Logistics argues that just like wars have in the past, big game-changing events like Brexit can actually have a positive effect. This is because UK companies are being forced to come up with solutions to meet the new challenges that …

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Changes in the carrier market

Expert insight: changes to the carrier market In this July’s edition of Logistics Manager, Maria Highland investigates the impact of the recent major changes to the carrier market. Tim Fawkes, managing director of 3T Logistics, is featured in the article and provides an interesting insight into the topic. Tim uses his professional expertise to explore …

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How to meet customer demand in the aftermarket

We’re pleased to see our managing director, Tim Fawkes in the latest edition of Automotive Purchasing and Supply Chain magazine. In the article, Tim explains why automation is the answer to meeting customer demand in the aftermarket. Consumers are wanting deliveries faster and it’s the responsibility of suppliers to achieve these targets, else the consumer …

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Artificial intelligence and the supply chain

Artificial intelligence & transport planning Steve Twydell, CEO of 3T was featured in the Robotics Supplement of the May issue of the Logistics Manager magazine. Steve gives his thoughts on the future of artificial intelligence (AI) and how it will affect the transport planning. He identifies the ability for current software as a turning point …