The February 2016 issue of Logistics Manager is out now on iPad and Android, as well as in print.
Cover Story: Picking the right strategy
Nowhere is the impact of multichannel retail more apparent than at the pickface.
IT: What about the workers?
The growth of multi-channel operations has increased the level of labour intensive operations for many companies. Can workforce management systems help reduce costs?
Big Sheds: Pushing ahead with spec development
The market has swung in favour of landlords and rents are increasing, but speculative starts last quarter hit their highest level since the start of 2007, so it is not all bad news for the occupier.
Extreme logistics: When the going gets tough
Imagine a blowout while your truck is being shot at in enemy territory with vital chilled medicines warming in the trailer.
RFID: Time to look again
RFID technology has not taken off in the way many expected just a few years ago, but the cost is coming down, and the potential to couple it with other technologies means that new opportunities are opening up.
Round Table: The ‘Uberisation’ of logistics
More and more we are hearing about disruptive technologies, so how long will it be before someone disrupts the logistics sector? This and other issues were discussed by our experts at the recent round table sponsored by OpenMarket.