Saturday 18th Jan 2020 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Time for action

The final details of how the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive will be implemented have yet to be finalised, but firms should already be taking steps to minimise the cost and disruption caused by this massive impending change

A new horizon dawns

The Institute of Logistics and Transport's new streamlined faculty and regional structure became a reality on October 1 when the integration of the former Institute of Logistics and The Chartered Institute of Transport (CIT UK) was officially finalised.

Christmas cheer or New Year blues?

Manufacturer may be linked to retailer customers via EDI, with methods of communication well-honed over time. A much greater number of increasingly computer-literate customers want to deal direct with the supplier.

Reaping the rewards

Just two years ago washroom and cleaning consumables distributor Cannon Disposables barely recognised it was in the logistics business. In the minds of most of its staff it merely supplied goods like toilet rolls, hand towels and floor cleaners to the nat

Milking the ERP benefits

Food business Kerry supplies a wide range of products - poultry, milk and spring water - and also runs one of the largest fresh convenience food businesses in UK and Ireland.

Regeneration pays dividends

The Thames Gateway / A13 corridor continues to attract new occupiers, the latest being Securitas who has just acquired 5,580sq m on Ravenbourne Developments' Thames Gateway Park at Dagenham.

Managing global customers

Given today's economic climate, adding real and, most importantly, measurable value for global customers has become even more important. A succession of high profile events, such as the global telecoms crash in 2000, has lead to greater pressure on costs

Refurbishing demand

The past six months has seen little, if no, change within the West of Scotland distribution and industrial property market. Few requirements have come to the market and those that have are from retail distribution companies looking for economic space on e

Changing exchanges

After the shake-out of public trading exchanges, the survivors could be coming into their own.