Thursday 23rd Mar 2017 - Logistics Manager

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Eddie Stobart flotation to fund e-commerce growth

Eddie Stobart is to float on the AIM market in a move that is expected to raise £130 million for the company. The company intends to use some of the money to complete a bolt-on acquisition to complement its activities in the e-commerce sector.

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Nisbets picks Menzies for store deliveries

Nisbets, the catering equipment supplier, has chosen Menzies to deliver weekly supplies of goods from its national distribution centre in Avonmouth, to its stores across the UK.

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How GSK implemented S&OP

Neil James, former vice president integrated business planning at GlaxoSmithKline, examined the challenges involved in designing a Sales and Operations Planning process, when he spoke on the second day of the Logistics & Supply Chain Conference.

Consumers want tech to tackle food waste

22 per cent of consumers said they would like technology related to food and grocery to help with reducing food waste, according to new IGD research.

Tesco reduces manual handling incidents by 60pc

Tesco picks Transporeon

Tesco UK has chosen the Transporeon Group’s retail division Mercareon to deploy its cloud-based software for inbound logistics at its UK distribution centres.