Sunday 19th Jan 2020 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Tesco reduces manual handling incidents by 60pc

Tesco’s nightmare before Christmas?

It’s not very often that a sourcing and procurement story will hit national headlines, but many of you will have read on Sunday the case of the 6-year old girl writing her charity Christmas cards from Tesco and discovering a note that was alleged to have said “Please Help Us.”

Supply Chain Excellence Awards 2019: The Warehouse Initiative Award

The judges were full of praise for the winning entry from Rolls-Royce Aerospace with CEVA Logistics, singling out “fantastic data analysis, good payback and great attention to detail” and said the entry demonstrated “innovative thinking on the number of different solutions used in one shed”.

Logistics Manager Analysis: Property Focus – East Anglia

A flurry of big warehouse deals in Ipswich has helped bolster confidence in the region among developers with FDS Corporation, Magnus Group and GMA Warehousing & Transport have all taken warehouse space in Suffolk in the last few months, writes Liza Helps.

Logistics Manager Analysis: WMS – all systems are go?

The personalisation of e-commerce is putting even more pressure on the warehouse and supply chain, meaning that warehouse management systems will have to react. Is artificial intelligence the answer? Christopher Walton investigates…

Logistics Manager Analysis: Planning for uncertainty

2019 may well be remembered by many in the distribution sector as the year political procrastination played havoc with the supply pipeline – from product sourcing to warehouse management, from demand forecasting to actual sales…  writes Penelope Ody.

Ted Baker is the canary in the coal mine for retail supply chains

When you see the statement “trading over… the Black Friday period was below expectations” you start to pay attention as a journalist in the world of logistics and supply chains. The words Black Friday are normally followed by “particularly busy” (John Lewis); “biggest ever” (Boots) or “record volumes” (DPD).