Sunday 19th May 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Better healthcare through leaner logistics

Hospitals have traditionally relied upon nursing and care staff to manage and replenish stocks, an activity that, though important, is not the most effective use of finite nursing resources. Simon Duddy illustrates how supply chain best practice can be

Reverse logistics moves forward

One area of the supply chain where value can be created and recovered at marginal cost is reverse logistics. Steve Butler highlights some of the key drivers that have placed this much overlooked subject at the top of supply chain agendas.

Supply chain cure for clinical trials

As the pharmaceutical industry is faced with a range of challenges from dwindling research and development (R&D) pipelines to increased competition from generic pharmaceutical substitutes, pharmaceutical manufacturers are refocusing their resources and lo

The supply chain as a strategic tool

Greg Black investigates how value can be created for customers by taking an holistic approach to the supply chain. He highlights the benefits that can be derived from perceiving the supply chain as a strategic tool rather than each element as disparate op

Taking a screwdriver to the supply chain

Jonathon Breden debates the growing need for the technology sector to integrate technical activities within the outbound and reverse logistics area of the supply chain. ‘It’s all about logisticians with screwdrivers’.

The three areas of opportunity

Over the past decade, market globalisation and industry consolidation have been the catalyst for new levels of sophistication in retail logistics. Mike Samuels vice president development retail and consumer at Exel, points to the three key areas of opport