Author Alexandra Leonards

Moving East

Last month the German, central and eastern European markets were the focus of attention for three of Europe’s largest logistics companies. TNT Logistics announced that it had hired three of the top executives from Luxembourgbased Thiel Logistik, including

Annual General Assembly

The ELA Annual General Assembly took place at the end of May during the ‘Transport & Logistic’ fair in Munich. We are happy to announce that three new members were accepted.

Power games

As just one of a number of sourcing choices, is collaborative supply chain management the universal good it’s cracked up to be? Professor Andrew Cox looks into relationships in supply chain power regimes and comes up with some challenging conclusions

Conventional thinking

A selection of Britain’s major business leaders will once again take centre stage at The Institute of Logistics and Transport’s (ILT) annual logistics convention when it returns to Birmingham’s ICC for the second year (17 and 18 June 2003).

ELA brings students together – 8th Annual PhD Workshop

Last year 19 PhD students from 11 European countries where brought together by the Research and Development Committee for the 7th ELA Doctorate Workshop. The students were selected by the committee based on three page abstracts of their research proposals

Key Success Factors in Consumer Goods Industry Logistics

Are you active in the consumer goods logistics environment? Then we have good news. The European Logistics Association (ELA), in co-operation with Kurt Salmon Associates (KSA), is to research how well the industry utilises the improvement potential still

What matters to Top Management?

A Survey on the influence of supply chain management on strategy and finance. Results of the ELA/BearingPoint survey.

Keeping an open mind

Logistics contracts could be the ideal test-bed for the new theory of ‘open book costing’. But they must be implemented with a focus not on what costs are but on what they should and could be.

Recipe for success

It may be a low-cost way to high profits. But could your supply chain become part of one of the new ‘adaptive business networks’? That’s the vision of co-authors, Claus Heinrich and Bob Betts