Thursday 2nd Jul 2020 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Speed reading at Waterstone’s

Waterstone’s, the UK’s largest specialist book seller, is making a major investment in its supply chain that will cut costs and radically improve the range and availability of books in stores and online.

Understanding critical parts logistics

Maintaining a telecommunications network, IT system or an intricate piece of plant is a critical task for many enterprises. Ensuring that essential spare parts are in stock and available for field service engineers is of vital importance in fulfilling cus

Taking the trial out of pharmaceutical testing

Bringing new drugs to market is a very expensive business: typically it can cost over €500 million and - given time limitations on patents - the pharmaceuticals company then has just 5-10 years or so to recoup its investment and make a profit for most the

Challenges of the healthcare and life sciences sector

Late cancellations meant our November Roundtable discussion, supported by DHL-Exel Supply Chain, was somewhat bereft in quantity, but for quality this meant that our ability to drill down into some of the detail of a very idiosyncratic, not to mention lif

Inventory:the great debate

No one ever got fired for having too much inventory, but they certainly have for running out of stock. With that warning from Professor David Simchi-Levi, of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, ringing in their ears attendees at Supply Chain Standa

Vocollect – Balford Farms

Founded in 1891, Balford Farms is the oldest continuously operating independent dairy distributor serving the greater Philadelphia and Lehigh Valley areas of Pennsylvania; central and southern New Jersey; along with portions of Delaware, Maryland, Virgini

Vocollect – The Harvard drug group LLC

The Harvard Drug Group LLC, headquartered in Livonia, Michigan, is uniquely positioned as the only combination generic drug/consumer products distributor and drug wholesaler.

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

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.