Market Research RSS Feedshttp://www.djsresearch.co.ukMarket Research RSS FeedsSun, 22 Oct 2017 14:38:38 BST New poll reveals that around three quarters of Scots are against the proposed air tax cuts http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/New-poll-reveals-that-around-three-quarters-of-Scots-are-against-the-proposed-air-tax-cuts-03894 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/New-poll-reveals-that-around-three-quarters-of-Scots-are-against-the-proposed-air-tax-cuts-03894 Bad press has increased negative perceptions of Uber, according to recent survey http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Bad-press-has-increased-negative-perceptions-of-Uber-according-to-recent-survey-03879 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Bad-press-has-increased-negative-perceptions-of-Uber-according-to-recent-survey-03879 Survey reveals the key objectives and challenges for the logistics sector Survey reveals the key objectives and challenges for the logistics sector: According to the Paragon Software System's annual customer survey within the United Kingdom, decreasing the cost of transport has remained the core objective for logistics operations. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-reveals-the-key-objectives-and-challenges-for-the-logistics-sector-03548 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-reveals-the-key-objectives-and-challenges-for-the-logistics-sector-03548 Costs reduction is the main priority for majority of the logistics industry Costs reduction is the main priority for majority of the logistics industry: According to the latest annual logistics survey by Paragon Software System, more than half (57.3 per cent) of respondents said that saving money is the main priority for their logistics company, followed by improving planning accuracy (14.5 per cent) and increasing profitability (9.7 per cent). http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Costs-reduction-is-the-main-priority-for-majority-of-the-logistics-industry-03464 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Costs-reduction-is-the-main-priority-for-majority-of-the-logistics-industry-03464 Survey finds logistics employees feel that KPIs are their biggest challenge Survey finds logistics employees feel that KPIs are their biggest challenge: A recent survey by Iptor Supply Chain Systems, a leading provider of distribution management software, has revealed the top frustrations felt by those working in the logistics sector. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-finds-logistics-employees-feel-that-KPIs-are-their-biggest-challenge-03427 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-finds-logistics-employees-feel-that-KPIs-are-their-biggest-challenge-03427 Survey finds majority of consumers are open to alternative delivery methods Survey finds majority of consumers are open to alternative delivery methods: According to a recent survey by the parcel data management channel, NetDespatch, 78 per cent of consumers are choosing alternative delivery methods for their online orders, such as the Post Office, Click&Collect and convenience stores. Further to this, just 22 per cent of the survey respondents said that delivery to their home or workplace is the only method they would opt for. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-finds-majority-of-consumers-are-open-to-alternative-delivery-methods-03386 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-finds-majority-of-consumers-are-open-to-alternative-delivery-methods-03386 Survey explores how tech will drive logistics this Christmas period Survey explores how tech will drive logistics this Christmas period: The findings within the PwC 2016 Holiday Outlook report has revealed where the logistics industry should be in terms of technology. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-explores-how-tech-will-drive-logistics-this-Christmas-period-03350 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-explores-how-tech-will-drive-logistics-this-Christmas-period-03350 Survey finds cyber security is the number one threat for the transport industry Survey finds cyber security is the number one threat for the transport industry: A recent survey by global advisory, brokering, and solutions company, Wills Towers Watson, has revealed that cyber security and rapid technological advancements are amongst the top concerns for those in the transportation industry. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-finds-cyber-security-is-the-number-one-threat-for-the-transport-industry-03319 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-finds-cyber-security-is-the-number-one-threat-for-the-transport-industry-03319 Government should prioritise logistics sector, FTA claims Government should prioritise logistics sector, FTA claims: Following the publication of the Freight Transport Association's (FTA) 2016 Logistic Report, the Chief Executive of the Association, David Wells, has called upon the Prime Minister of the UK, Theresa May, to ensure that goods can freely move between the United Kingdom and elsewhere in the world. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Government-should-prioritise-logistics-sector-FTA-claims-03279 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Government-should-prioritise-logistics-sector-FTA-claims-03279 Fleet vehicles being off the road costs companies thousands, survey finds Fleet vehicles being off the road costs companies thousands, survey finds: A recent logistics survey by RAC Business has revealed that businesses with HGVs and van fleets in the United Kingdom could potentially be losing more than £7,000 per year through their vehicles being off the roads, due to issues such as breakdowns. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Fleet-vehicles-being-off-the-road-costs-companies-thousands-survey-finds-03217 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Fleet-vehicles-being-off-the-road-costs-companies-thousands-survey-finds-03217 Transport survey identifies feet on train seats as an irritant to many A recent survey of public transport users have revealed that a passenger putting their feet up on the train seats is an irritant. The survey found that it's not just putting feet up that is annoying to many, but it is also putting shoes or clothing that has been in contact with the dirty ground on the seats where other passengers have to sit. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Transport-survey-identifies-feet-on-train-seats-as-an-irritant-to-many-03113 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Transport-survey-identifies-feet-on-train-seats-as-an-irritant-to-many-03113 Report reveals tube journeys take four times as long for those in a wheelchair A new report has revealed that journeys on the tube take approximately four times as long for those in wheelchairs than those who are able-bodied. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Report-reveals-tube-journeys-take-four-times-as-long-for-those-in-a-wheelchair-03069 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Report-reveals-tube-journeys-take-four-times-as-long-for-those-in-a-wheelchair-03069 Market research finds 30 per cent growth in transport sector New market research from the insolvency trade body, R3, has revealed that in December 2015 there were more than 4,400 active transport businesses in the North West, a spike of more than 1,000 since 12 months prior. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Market-research-finds-30-per-cent-growth-in-transport-sector-03018 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Market-research-finds-30-per-cent-growth-in-transport-sector-03018 Research finds Europe’s ‘hottest’ locations for logistics According to new transport and distributions market research, the hottest locations for logistics are Venlo, Rotterdam, Antwerp and Brussels, however, the big emerging markets are in Eastern Europe and Central Europe. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Research-finds-Europes-hottest-locations-for-logistics-02961 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Research-finds-Europes-hottest-locations-for-logistics-02961 Shortage in HGV drivers may slow online deliveries, survey reveals A new transport and distribution survey by Wincanton, Britain's largest logistics firm, which has approximately 5,500 drivers of LGVs (large goods vehicles), has revealed that customers will have to wait longer for their online orders to arrive as a result of a shortage of lorry drivers. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Shortage-in-HGV-drivers-may-slow-online-deliveries-survey-reveals-02853 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Shortage-in-HGV-drivers-may-slow-online-deliveries-survey-reveals-02853 Survey finds students return the most goods A recent survey has revealed that students return the most goods, with 50 per cent saying that they return between 11 and 25 per cent of things that they buy. As well as this, 42 per cent of the students in the survey said that they would only buy a product from an online store if it had free returns or made it simple to return a purchase. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-finds-students-return-the-most-goods-02765 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-finds-students-return-the-most-goods-02765 Call for Government to support logistics apprenticeships In a submission to the Transport Select Committee inquiry into the skills and workforce planning in the road haulage sector, The Freight Transport Association has requested that the Government supports apprenticeships in the logistics industry. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Call-for-Government-to-support-logistics-apprenticeships-02695 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Call-for-Government-to-support-logistics-apprenticeships-02695 Survey finds more people are travelling to London airports by public transport The Civil Aviation Authority's latest passenger survey report has suggested that 'significantly more people', who depart from the five airports in London, travelled by public transport, whereas those departing from regional airports were notably more likely to travel by private transport. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-finds-more-people-are-travelling-to-London-airports-by-public-transport-02635 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-finds-more-people-are-travelling-to-London-airports-by-public-transport-02635 Survey finds haulage decision makers feel Brexit would affect the sector A recent transport and distribution survey of more than 800 delegates from the Microlise Transport Conference has revealed that half of UK haulage decision makers believe that Britains potential exit of the EU would have a negative effect on the haulage sector. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-finds-haulage-decision-makers-feel-Brexit-would-affect-the-sector-02578 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-finds-haulage-decision-makers-feel-Brexit-would-affect-the-sector-02578 US truckers open to reserved parking but not paying for it, survey finds The American Transportation Research Institute has released the findings of its Commercial Driver Perspectives on Truck Parking survey and revealed that US truck drivers are open to reserved truck parking, but not paying for it. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/US-truckers-open-to-reserved-parking-but-not-paying-for-it-survey-finds-02511 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/US-truckers-open-to-reserved-parking-but-not-paying-for-it-survey-finds-02511