Friday 20th Jul 2018 - Logistics Manager Magazine

Automation helps Sports Direct cut costs

Automation helps Sports Direct cut costsAutomation at Sports Direct’s warehouse helped the retailer reduce operating costs by 3.6 per cent last year, chief executive Mike Ashley said in the group’s results for the year to 29th April 2018.

EU members must step up Brexit preparations

The European Union has called on member states to step up preparations for Brexit in an advisory document, warning that, the UK’s withdrawal will undoubtedly cause disruption – for example in business supply chains – whether or not there is a deal.

July edition is out now

The June 2018 edition of Logistics Manager is now out in print, online and for iPad and Android.

Out now: The Top 50 2018

Logistics Manager’s 2018 survey of the Top Third Party Logistics Providers is now available.

New parts warehouse for Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz has taken a ten-year lease on The Cube on Bransworth Avenue in Brinklow in Milton Keynes totalling 93,707 sq ft which it will use for parts storage and distribution

SCM software sales rise 13.9pc

Sales of supply chain management software rose 13.9 per cent to $12.2 billion in 2017, according to Gartner.

Border friction will drive up cost of butter and cheese

The availability of butter, yoghurts and cheese could become restricted after the UK leaves the European Union, according to dairy giant Arla Foods which has commissioned a study by the London School of Economics to look at the impact.