Author Alexandra Leonards

Spare fix

The spare parts aftermarket, or ‘support chain’ is becoming as much about information as it is about mechanical bits and pieces. Are we seeing the emergence of a new model for aftermarket services?

ELA’s European Award for Logistics Excellence 2003

Each year the European Logistics Association presents its prestigious Award for Excellence. The recipient is the company which, in the opinion of the panel of international judges, demonstrates outstanding achievements in logistics and supply chain manage

Picking the right strategy

Order picking processes lie at the very heart of the distribution operation. Defining the right parameters and applying the correct technology can make all the difference between commercial success and failure. Make sure you’re a winner.

Red alert overload

Supply chain event management is an important aid to supply chain visibility, but it needs careful implementation to avoid getting overwhelmed with alerts.

Logistics developement – Japan Vs China

During the last logistics conference of the Czech Logistics Association (CLA) Motoki Inatsuka, vice president of the Japanese Institute of Logistics Systems gave a presentation on logistics developments in Japan versus China. Could we translate that to co

Fashion

In the US, retailers and suppliers have long been into Floor Ready Merchandise. But only now are European retailers looking at this practice of improving the flow of product from manufacture to sales floor. Why are European retailers slow on the uptake?

Chemical bond

Behind the scenes at Dow AgroSciences a partnership has been forged to tackle the significant logistical challenges faced by the agrochemicals giant in Europe.

John Glanville

New technology can not only solve business problems, but also improve the way people interact, according to Caradon’s director of IT.