Tuesday 19th Jun 2018 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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everywoman in Transport & Logistics: male winner?

The FTA everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards, established 11 years ago, recently named its 2018 winners with the addition of a new Male Agent of Change Award and as 11 women and one man took the stage to collect their well-deserved awards, some questions couldn’t help but arise.

Too many jobs – not enough workers

There is a view among many online retailers that they could increase their sales if only they could get the cost of fulfilment down without reducing service levels.

Time to woo consumers with logistics

High street footfall fell 3.3 per cent in April, according to figures from the British Retail Consortium, highlighting the challenge facing retailers as consumers move more of their business online.

Digitalisation takes teamwork

We keep being told that the digital supply chain is going to be a game-changer, but I suspect that most organisations are still working out how to make the most of the various technologies involved.

Nurture what you already have for success

Nurturing the workforce was a key factor in winning a Supply Chain Excellence Award, Lucy Barks, head of contract manufacturing at Innocent Drinks, told delegates when she opened the second day of the Supply Chain Conference at the Grand Connaught Rooms in Central London.

Crossing the shadow line

The market for storage and retrieval systems is coming of age, bringing new levels of efficiency. Johanna Parsons examines the way in which e-commerce is driving the market.

Reaching new heights

With the explosion of e-commerce, the flexibility mezzanines provide is becoming the warehouse’s Holy Grail. Alexandra Leonards reports…