Logistics confidence plummets

Confidence in the UK’s logistics industry is at a four year low, according to the Barclays 8th annual Logistics Confidence Index published on 7 June. The index has fallen significantly to 51.8 in the first half of 2016, down from 61.9 in the second half of 2015, the largest drop ever in the biannual barometer.  Logistics operators are struggling with downward price pressure, fierce competition and cost increases and 49% ... [+]

Logistics confidence leaps

There has been a surge in confidence in the logistics sector during the second half of 2013, according to the latest  report commissioned by Barclays and Grant Thornton UK. The latest bi-annual UK Logistics Confidence Index report surveyed over one hundred senior decision-makers in logistics businesses, finding an overall confidence reading ... [+]

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