Thursday 23rd Jan 2020 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Keeping stock

With 69 stores nationwide, upholstered furniture retailer DFS is well aware that providing shorter delivery times to customers will help keep it ahead of the competition. Delivery times are normally a week, from the time of order, but increased customer d

“Do Not Disturb” while extending the warehouse

It may be good to talk, but it is vital for all parties to talk at length when planning an extension. Thorough planning and regular dialogue will ensure that business will continue unaffected by what is happening on the other side of the wall.

Changing exchanges

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

Learn to trust

In this season of goodwill towards men, suppliers, our thoughts turn to the role of trust in supply chain relationships

The dance of agility

With Sony looking to reduce parts by a staggering 90 per cent, the push for parts rationalisation in the high tech sector is in full swing. Product obsolescence is the driving factor and Product Life Cycle Management is a facilitator but, agility is what

Into the Web

Planning based on intelligent systems and clever algorithms created high tech - and highly complex - solutions but now real-time information flows and web services provide easier options.

Daniel Nabarro

‘We are using technology to offer the same experience worldwide,’ says the chairman of internet shopping success, figleaves.com

Stairway to the Stars

What makes a Star? Hollywood may have its own notions on this, but the judging panel of The European Supply Chain Excellence Awards are in no doubt as to what constitutes Star Quality in their eyes – collaborative working, holistic performance and above a

On the flat and narrow!

Floor flatness has a significant impact on efficiency and safety when materials are handled by forklift trucks. Although the Concrete Society's Technical Report TR34, published in 1988, was a pioneering step and contains the principal

No time for nitpicking

RFID technology is set to transform the supply chain – once the price is right - and if negative publicity does not stifle innovation