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Shaping the future of the automotive supply chain

Vehicle manufactures operating in the West face significant challenges, with static markets, over-production, price competition and high labour rates creating an environment of slim margins for both OEMs and suppliers alike. The supply chain will play a p

BT Rolatruc Ltd – BMI

When BMI Hospital Supplies looked to replace their existing service and maintenance package they turned to BT. Renowned for their high quality service and maintenance agreements BMI felt confident that BT could keep their trucks working round the clock.

Developing a partnership approach

Ensuring that an organisation’s supply chain supports the delivery of its business strategies, whilst maximising shareholder value and financial returns, has always been a challenge. However, given today’s increasingly global, complex and fragmented suppl

Kewill – Speciality Retail Group

Menswear retailer Speciality Retail Group (SRG) has reduced lead times and lowered overall order cycle times, following the successful implementation of the Kewill Trade order fulfilment solution from Kewill. The solution has allowed SRG to optimise wareh

BT Rolatruc Ltd – Pizza Express

When Pizza Express looked to improve their loading bay and bakery handling processes, they turned to BT for help. With their long standing relationship they were confident that BT could provide an ideal solution.

Critical Sucess Factors in Collaboration

In the third of a series of articles looking at the information needs of mid sized companies Hitesh Amin, examines the growing importance of collaboration in the supply chain. Collaboration calls for financial investment, but just as importantly it requir

New Challenges for Hi-Tech Supply Chains

The hi-tech industry is in a state of flux: gone are the days when companies managed their own R & D, production and marketing. Today, many outsource some of these tasks with an emphasis on mass customisation and bespoke promotional initiatives. This pres

Defining the Gold Standard for S&OP

The complexities of managing and optimising the flow of materials, cash and information across the supply chain need to be mastered if a competitive position is to be defended. Nowhere is Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) more critical than in the CPG

Technology’s Cutting Edge

Unipart Technology Logistics started ten years ago with a contract from computer company Hewlett-Packard to support engineers in the UK with a delivery service. Maurice Daw, managing director of the company, looks at the key trends affecting high technolo

Sharon And Kevin’s 50 Meter Dash

The last 50 metres between the stockroom and a retailer’s shelf remains one of the supply chain’s biggest challenges and contributes to problems of ‘high cost’ and ‘low availability’. Initiatives from the IGD and ECR have resulted in workable standards, b