Friday 22nd Nov 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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It’s going to take more than Edgar the Dragon to save supply chains this Christmas

It’s that time of year again… when the John Lewis ad hits out TV screens. Queue weeping. John Lewis will be hoping its dragon themed heart-wrencher hits home with shoppers. They’re using the now annual festive fixture to promote Waitrose for the first time. And Waitrose needs it, after its market share slipped by a […]

Help us click-and-collect, you’re our only hope…

Retail is at an “inflection point” opined JLL; high street retail faces “a near existential problem” said Mothercare as its UK stores entered administration while M&S said a “fundamental rethink” was required in its supply chain…

Tonight’s the night…

Last year the former Editor of this title said he was always impressed by “ingeniousness, inventiveness and sheer will to win” shown by the supply chain teams that entered the Supply Chain Excellence Awards.

Keep calm and prepare for Halloween…

The 31st October is rapidly approaching, so I hope you’re ready. No, I’m not talking about filling the house with Harribo and chocolate and generally chucking them in the direction of small children… I’m talking about the B-word. Six letters… dominating headlines for the past three years, may or may not happen in some form […]

The challenge in change…

Sometimes, when you’re wondering from stand to stand in the light of the halls in the NEC in Birmingham it is easy to forget that there is life beyond its four walls. Sometimes you pop on a stand and amid all the hoopla; branded workwear and impeccably shiny exhibits it is hard to place the […]

38 per cent: is it a big number?

Anyone who listens to the Radio 4 programme ‘More or Less’ (presented by FT journalist Tim Harford) will know they have some key questions when it comes to interrogating the numbers in the headlines we ready every day. One of my favourites is ‘Is it a big number?” which is something I ask of the […]