Tuesday 7th Jul 2015 - Logistics Manager

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Change is coming

Many logistics operations are going through dramatic change to respond to new retail patterns, and those changes are increasingly being reflected in the use of warehouse equipment. Alex Whiteman reports.

Wrap me up before you go-go

Too much packaging is a waste and too little can mean the product is not properly protected in transit. Getting the balance right is a challenge, says Alex Whiteman.

Legislating for success

The horse meat scandal in 2013 put the focus on food supply chains and, not surprisingly, has led to more legislation. Alex Whiteman reports on how the market is changing.

Top 50 3PLs: change is in the air

Third party logistics providers are facing a period of unprecedented change with retailers adjusting to new consumer buying habits, and a flurry of takeovers redefining the business landscape, says Malory Davies.

South West: The time is ripe

The scent of rising rents in the air is stirring developers to dust down old plans for development – could it be good news for occupiers? Liza Helps reports.

East Midlands: Speculatively speaking

With demand growing, calls for more development and a huge shortage in available space; speculative development looks ripe. Liza Helps reports.

Fast track innovation

Automation specialists are coming up with innovations to meet changing demands in both retail and manufacturing supply chains. Malory Davies reports.