Wednesday 27th May 2020 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Centre stage

For years, retailers and their suppliers have been eulogising the need to collaborate – supported by a bewildering array of IT systems and an equally confusing assortment of acronym very little true collaboration has occurred — but finally that looks set

The logistics link record breakers!

The RFID seminar presented jointly by industry specialists inotec UK and Intellident at last month's Logistics Link 2005 drew almost twice the attendance expected, with more than 140 people attending the four seminars spread over the two-day

Is it time for lean to get broader?

Toyota spent 30 years perfecting the concept of lean manufacturing. It tweaked, it dabbled, it questioned, and it refused to accept conventional wisdom. We all know the result: supply chain professionals still identify the car giant's operation as a near-

Put it to the test

Open any publication involved in the supply chain and it quickly becomes clear that the interest and excitement around RFID continues apace. Wal-Mart, Tesco and UPS for example are extending their RFID technology trials, EPC Global has announced the ratif

Cure all

Here's how one global medical technology and healthcare company has cured its supply chain problems by becoming more demand-driven.

Transformation at the South-west’s logistics gateway

Avonmouth is readily accessibility to the national motorway network, which has been greatly improved within the past decade. The M4, M5 and M49 are within easy reach. Also, the area has a dedicated motorway junction on the M5 and the second Severn Bridge

Alan Waller

Though he claims once to have had a 'real' job with British Steel, the president of the UK's Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport is that rare breed — a career consultant and academic who feels no need to apologise

Learning and changing

The supply chain approach is well documented and, at any level of development, will require changes to "the way we do things around here". It will require a business to change and this, in turn, will mean changing the thinking from a current and known pos

Lower supply levels increases demand

This year began with enquiry levels showing improvement throughout the first half of 2004 and while these tailed off in the summer months, recent signs point to renewed activity. There remained a high level of demand for smaller buildings, sub 930sq m. Ye

Letting the train take the strain

In its ten-year transport policy introduced in 2000, the Government called for an 80% increase in rail freight by 2010 to help ease worsening traffic congestion on Britain's roads and motorways. The shift from road to rail by 2002 showed a less than encou