Friday 28th Oct 2016 - Logistics Manager


Samsung Electro-Mechanics Corporation (SEM) has deployed i2 Technologies’ Supply Chain Management (SCM) to improve supply chain visibility. At the same time Samsung has implemented i2’s solutions in three of its divisions: Multi-Layered Ceramic Capacitor, Ball Grid Array, and Optical Pickup Device. SEM aims to improve on-time delivery ratio, inventory level, and forecast accuracy by shortening planning cycle time from a monthly basis to weekly by applying the i2 SCM solution suite. The i2 SCM deployed by SEM includes i2 Demand Manager, Supply Chain Planner, Factory Planner, and Demand Fulfilment.

Procter & Gamble has selected Exel to provide logistics services to France, Morocco and the US. The new business adds to the work that Exel’s newly acquired company, Tibbett & Britten (T&B), already undertakes for the consumer goods manufacturing giant in the US as well as in Argentina, Canada, China and Mexico. In July, P&G announced the selection of T&B as third-party logistics provider for its brand new 72,000sq m distribution centre at Brantford, Ontario, Canada.

T@lecom, the provider of Wireless Delivered mobile data solutions, has won several new contracts which will generate more than £500,000 worth of business over the next three years. Some of the leading names in the field service, courier and transport and logistics markets, including P and I, Concord Couriers, Elite Couriers, Anglia Couriers and the Flowfood company, are among those who have recently placed orders and implemented T@lecom’s industry leading Wireless Delivered solution. Further orders have also come from the NHS and non-emergency patient transport sector, which is fast becoming an expanding market for T@lecom. More than 1,000 units are already in operation in the marketplace and these latest orders bring the number to 1,400-plus.