Wednesday 1st Apr 2020 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Logistics Manager Analysis: Warehouse design is changing

Many an occupier has had to make do with the design and layout of a warehouse that just isn’t quite right but when you ask why – the answer you get is because its ‘institutional’ and without it being ‘institutional’ it can’t be built.

Editor’s Blog: Without logistics, could it have been worse?

So how was the last week for you? I have to say that getting the train out of London last Tuesday was the office worker equivalent of the last helicopter out of Saigon… in all my 20 years of journalism I’ve never reported on a situation like it.

Editor’s Blog: Logistics gets set for a new normal

For many in logistics and supply chain, the coronavirus is a crisis unlike any other. But one warning that continues to ring in my ears is that supply-chain resilience will be at a premium in the coming months.

Logistics Manager Analysis: WMS… fit for the future?

What do WMS users have to do to future-proof their operations? In a logistics market where the only constant is change, adapting to the needs of customers requires a robust infrastructure. Christopher Walton explores the options.

Logistics Manager Analysis: RFID and barcoding… let’s get digital

It happens so seamlessly, but RFID and barcoding technology plays a seamless part in our lives. But how do we use a mature technology to reduce the environmental impact of logistics and make life easier for businesses throughout the world? The answer is not as easy as you think, reports Jennifer Ubah.

Logistics Manager Analysis: Staying smart with TMS

Speed and efficiency are essential to meet the demands place on the warehouse, and in a decade when data and digitisation will transform operations the transport management system can no longer exist in isolation. Christopher Walton investigates…

Maersk launches strategic review

Editor’s Blog: Brexit Budget will have wide implications for logistics

Hands up if you can remember the name of the new chancellor? He replaced Sajid Javid…. He likes drinking Yorkshire tea…. Congratulations to those who said Rishi Sunak! Amid all the falling share prices following the coronavirus crash yesterday I bet you’d forgotten there is a budget tomorrow… and quite a crucial one of the […]