Friday - 22 August 2014

More than 70 companies make awards shortlist

Awards logoThe shortlist for the 2014 European Supply Chain Excellence Awards has been unveiled. More than 70 entries have made it to the final stage of the Awards this year - a record for the Awards...


Breaking News

NOL considers selling logistics business
Neptune Orient Lines, the Singapore-based shipping and logistics group, has confirmed reports that it is considering selling its logistics business...

Foreign Office picks Hellmann for logistics
FCO Services, the trading fund of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, has awarded a global logistics services contract to Hellmann Worldwide...

Menzies plans to expand logistics operation
Menzies Distribution is looking to expand its logistics operation, the business it launched last October to exploit unused capacity in its newspaper distribution fleet...

Singapore Post buys FS Mackenzie
Singapore Post, through its subsidiary, Famous Holdings, has purchased the entire issued and paid-up share capital for FS Mackenzie, the UK freight forwarder and non vessel operating common carrier. ...

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Features

Channel hopping
Retail is going omni-channel and meeting the supply chain needs of this new environment is a major challenge. The issues will be put under the microscope at the Omni-Channel Conference in September...

Talking texts
The ubiquity of the smartphone and the rapid development of omni-channel retail has put mobile communications back into the limelight, but the uses for mobile and text communications goes far beyond the final mile...

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Case Studies

50pc productivity boost for whisky specialist
Whisky specialist Gordon & MacPhail, reckons that the implementation of BCP’s Accord Voice WMS at its warehouse operation in Elgin, Scotland is delivering productivity increases of 50 per cent...

Aspray24 goes live with Access
Aspray24, the national 24-hour logistics firm, has gone live with warehouse management system Access Delta from Access Group...

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Viewpoint

Cost pressures mount on grocery supply chains
Anyone who has seen one of Asda’s television advertisements comparing its prices to Tesco’s can hardly fail to realise there is a price war going on in the grocery market. ...

Minding the apprentice gap
Apprenticeship Week took place at the beginning of March to promote the usefulness of apprenticeships in delivering new recruits into industry...

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