Friday 19th Jul 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Collaboration: time to try harder

Collaboration has long been a key theme in supply chain, but one area where it seems to have run into headwinds is in the relationship between consumer packaged goods manufacturers and retailers.

Time to debunk blockchain?

Blockchain has been the next big thing in supply chain for so long now that it is hardly surprising that we have reached a point where people are starting to challenge its value.

Bucking the trend

A series of mega e-commerce related warehouse deals looks to be heralding a renaissance for the region. Liza Helps reports.

When no news could be good news…

The Brexit drama is beginning to pall and decisions are taking longer for occupiers and developers alike – but is it all bad news? Liza Helps reports.

Staying safe in the warehouse

Putting people in close proximity to machines opens up a range of risks, so it is essential to have strategies in place to ensure the operation is safe.

Star of the warehouse

With the pressure of e-commerce mounting, the mezzanine market is reaping the benefits of an increasingly tough logistics landscape. Alexandra Leonards explores the reasons behind rising demand and why mezzanines are now essential to warehouse design.

Riding the curve

E-commerce is maturing and new market conditions demand more sophisticated approaches to picking, says Johanna Parsons.

Back to basics

Racking and shelving plays a crucial role in the warehouse, it houses and protects stock, enables space to be used so a warehouse can run at maximum capacity. Maria Highland considers the challenges of ensuring racking and shelving is doing what it should…

Work that warehouse

Warehouses are valuable assets but companies are under pressure to make them work harder – and key to success is an efficient storage and retrieval system, says Johanna Parsons.

Does the shoe fit?

Every business has its own unique set of needs and requires a tailored fit inventory management solution to support it. Maria Highland looks at whether the shoe fits.