Thursday - 27 November 2014

Fastest lap award for Lewis Hamilton

fastest lapLewis Hamilton didn’t just win the Formula 1 drivers’s championship in Abu Dhabi on Sunday, he also won DHL’s Fast Lap Award. Hamilton scored seven fastest laps during the season...


Breaking News

Time to rethink the role of the driver, says CILT chief
It’s time for a fundamental rethink of the role of the driver in view of the fact that some transport businesses have vehicles standing idle owing to a lack of drivers in the run-up to Christmas, according to CILT chief Steve Agg...

ASDA boosts throughput at Brackmills distribution centre
ASDA has increased throughput at its Brackmills garment distribution centre following equipment upgrades from conveyor and sortation system provider Dürkopp Fördertechnik...

Ford chooses Yusen for production parts contract
Ford has awarded a contract Yusen Logistics to handle less-than-truckload collections in Central Europe, for Ford of Europe’s Material Planning and Logistics function...

A driver is for life – not just for Christmas
The Freight Transport Association has warned that the problem of driver shortage is not just going to affect the Christmas rush – it is a long term issue...

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Features

Flexi Narrow Aisle to exhibit at IntraLogisteX
Flexi Narrow Aisle is to exhibit at IntraLogisteX, the only logistics exhibition to take place in the UK in 2015. The exhibition will include a host of special zones and pavilions highlighting different aspects of intralogistics ...

IntraLogisteX lures in Swift
Swift Managed Technology has become the latest firm to sign up to exhibit at next year’s only logistics exhibition, IntraLogisteX ...

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Case Studies

Eurodif’s replenishment plan
French fashion and home furnishings retailer, Eurodif, tackled the challenges of mixing ‘single piece’ and ‘full carton’ deliveries by integrating two types of sortation technology from SDI Group...

US retailer updates automation
American food retailer The Kroger Company is one of the largest retailers in the world, with sales of some $98 billion...

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Viewpoint

Supply chain moves into the front line
At first sight, the term Omni-Channel appears to be no more than a trendy way of expressing concepts that have been going around the supply chain for years. However, it became clear from the debate at the Omni-Channel Conference last month that...

Disruption is the new normal in retail
Disruption is the new normal in retail – at least that is what the latest Forbes Insight report suggests. The report, “Retail’s New Imperative” produced in association with JDA, focuses on the development of multiple retail channels and the challenge...

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