Monday 20th Jan 2020 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Re-engineering with RFID

Effective process change is fast emerging as a key benefit of RFID technology, but would you processes change without it?

Watching the vans go by

Delivering groceries to customers may be attractive for shoppers but as volumes ramp up there are questions over the viability of fulfilment models.

Getting out of the jam

As the Christmas traffic builds, our town centres lurch closer to gridlock and the need for collaborative logistics systems seems ever more paramount.

Keeping the shelves filled

Out-of-stocks and product delisting can be the bane of a shopper’s life – they’ve certainly been irritating this summer.

Heading for global integration

Back in the dot-com boom, trading exchanges were going to transform the sourcing and supply chain. Today only a handful survive but global sourcing remains a hot topic.

Design for life

Product lifecycle management (PLM) might have originated in the world of heavy engineering but it is now proving it’s worth in retailing and the ephemeral world of fashion.

A load of rubbish

The EU’s delightfully-named WEEE recycling directive must be ratified by August and will take effect in 2005. Brace yourself for similar chaos as engendered by that famous directive about fridges – for which the UK government had also failed to plan.

Changing exchanges

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

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