Tuesday 21st Nov 2017 - Logistics Manager

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Time to digitise your supply chain

Three out of five manufacturers do not have real-time visibility of stock levels within the organisation. Not only that, some 68 per cent do not have a real-time view of manufacturing volumes across plants within the organisation.

Coming of age

Tonight the Supply Chain Excellence Awards come of age – this is the 21st Awards.

No time for bluff and bluster

EU and UK negotiators are meeting today (Thursday) in an effort to get the Brexit negotiations back on track against a background of mounting evidence of the damage that is now being done to supply chains by the uncertainty being created.

Supply chain workers: raising the cost of Brexit

Almost one in eight retailers have raised prices since the Brexit vote and rising employment costs could drive further price rises, the British Retail Consortium revealed this week.

Robotics is becoming critical to logistics

One in five business leaders in transport and distribution expect automation to have a high impact with more than 30 per cent of jobs automatable, according to a report from the Royal Society of Arts.

Supply chain slavery: more action is needed

One in ten UK supply chain managers say they have found evidence of modern slavery in their supply chains since the Modern Slavery Act came into force, a survey by the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply has revealed.