Wednesday 18th Jan 2017 - Logistics Manager

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Witron to serve the entire warehouse

Witron has expanded its services beyond design, implementations and on-site – it is now to handle “entire warehouse operations”.

New head of logistics for Turley

Planning consultancy Turley has appointed Amy Gilham as head of logistics, taking over from David Smith who is joining Turley’s client IM Properties.

Companies must eradicate all traces of forced labour – CIPS

Companies must step up their game to eradicate all traces of forced labour, David Noble, group CEO of the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply, said in response to claims by the BBC’s “Panorama” programme that child refugees in Turkey are making clothes for UK shops.

Grocery replenishment driven by ‘gut feel’

Almost half of UK grocery retail directors say replenishment is still driven by gut feel, according to research by Blue Yonder, which supplies predictive applications of retail.

Are robots really ready to take over?

Logistics operations have seen a steady growth in the use of automation, and we are starting to see robots becoming available. But, asks Malory Davies, how long will it be before they make a real impact?

Light leasing

Vehicle procurement in logistics is changing. But is contract hire still the dominant force in the market? Or are lighter rental agreements piquing more interest? Alex Leonards reports…

Inventory innovation

Inventory management and optimisation is once of the most challenging tasks facing supply chain professionals. So what does it take to get it right? Malory Davies asks the questions.

Time to be demanding

Today’s supply chains have developed into sophisticated networks that can easily crumble if not enough care is taken. One area where this could prove an issue is in demand management. Lisa Townshend looks at the issues.