Friday 20th Sep 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Vocollect – Ingram Book Group

Ingram Book Group is the world’s largest wholesale distributor of books and audio books to booksellers, librarians and specialty retailers.

Vocollect – Glidewell Distributing Co.

Since 1946, when J.W. Glidewell began his distribution business with a GMC panel truck in Fort Smith, Arkansas, Glidewell Distributing has had one mission: to help sellers of high- and small-ticket consumables increase sales and profit. In that time, the

Asos sets the fashion in logistics

Online fashion retailing is booming, but effective fulfilment is critical to meeting customer expectations of keen prices, fast turn-around times and a high level of service. Dan Meadows looks at how investment in logistics paid off for ASOS, one of the U

Creative outsourcing

When it comes to strategic outsourcing, cost and service benefits can be taken for granted - the key factor to look for, argues NICK CULLEN, is innovation.

Supply chain challenges of multi-channel retailing

Retailers are facing increasing supply chain complexity. With growing competition from online retailers many leading high street players are adopting an integrated multi-channel retail strategy in order to meet the varied demands of the consumer. But such

Putting collaboration centre stage

With transport costs rising and green issues increasingly on the agenda. The FMCG sector needs to adopt a more collaborative approach to solving the sector's distribution challenges, says Hugh Basham

Complexity and the extended supply chain

According to the World Trade Organisation the yearly real growth of world merchandise exports averaged six per cent in 2005 after outstandingly strong growth of 9.5 per cent in the preceding year. With such rapid growth in global trade and with consolida

Blackbay – Whitbread case study

Whitbread PLC is the UK’s leading hospitality company. Its brands include Costa, TGI Friday, Beafeater, David Lloyd Leisure and Premier Travel Inn.