Optimising Logistics Management in 2020: Part Two – Developing a Lean Supply Chain

Developing a lean supply chain depends on your business’ ability to adapt to the changing world around you and optimise your logistics strategy wherever possible. Ultimately, it’s all about reducing waste: whether the waste be excess packaging, unnecessary costs, or delays to your imports and exports. Being sloppy with your logistics and supply chain management Read More

How to Optimise Logistics Management in 2020

The number of businesses that depend on a seamless logistics management strategy is endless. But, while this seems an obvious statement to make, it’s often surprising how many businesses neglect this vital aspect of their day-to-day operations. There’s always room to improve your supply chain process and this will almost always result in cost reductions Read More

UK Exports Hit Record Levels in 2018/2019

Is your business prepared to deal with the increasing competition for haulage experts dealing with UK exports? Learn more with Smart Directions. According to the recent UK exports statistics released from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) on 10th May, UK firms have exceeded expectations by producing a record-breaking year in overseas sales for the Read More

Brexit Extension – What it Means for International Trade

In response to the UK Government’s request for a Brexit Extension, the 27 members of the EU have agreed as it’s clearly unfeasible to reach a satisfactory conclusion by March 29. Now, if UK Prime Minister Theresa May is able to get parliament to agree to her withdrawal agreement, she’ll be granted an extension to Read More

Brexit News and The UK Government’s Latest advice

3 Measures Your Business Needs to Action In a December Brexit news communication from HMRC’s Deputy Chief Executive, Jim Hara, it’s been made explicitly clear that the UK will be leaving the European Union at 11pm on 29 March 2019. While this shouldn’t come as a terrible surprise, businesses have been left in a great Read More