Sunday 31st May 2020 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Major rebranding project

Sister companies New Wave Logistics (NWL) and UCI Logistics have been re-branded as NYK Logistics as part of their parent NYK Group's global marketing strategy. NWL is now NYK Logistics (UK) Consumer & Retail while UCI is NYK Logistics (UK) Manufacturing.

Providing the pulling power

British Gypsum is using rail freight operator GB Railfreight to move desulphogypsum (DSG) to its plant at Robertsbridge, East Sussex, from the Drax coal-fired power station at Selby.

ITUpdate (2)

Cargo Warehouse Management (CWM) and Cargo Compact plus (CCp) are air cargo handling IT solutions created by Siemens Dematic. CWM can be configured to suit customer needs, irrespective of the material handling system. Its features include the management

Multimillion home delivery deal for Salvesen

DIY retailer Focus Wickes has recruited European logistics specialist Christian Salvesen to handle its home deliveries as part of a multimillion, three-year contract.

Christmas Run Up for E-tailers

Retailers and manufacturers selling direct to consumers put a huge amount of effort into ensuring that their order and fulfilment processes can cope with the anticipated uplift in the run-up to Christmas. Yet these same businesses are recognising that a s

Switch on your vision

Supply chain execution (SCE) systems have evolved from variable home-developed mainframe systems through to sophisticated GUI packages running in web browsers. In general, the aims of these systems were similar - to quickly move product

Wincanton wins shoe national contract

The management of Bradford-based shoe manufacturer Stylo Barratt Shoes' national distribution operations is being handled by Wincanton as part of a £9M, three-year contract.

ITUpdate (3)

Finmatica SCM has launched the third version of FINeCHAIN, the extended supply chain management suite that addresses supply chain planning, supplier relationship management and customer order management. Release 3.0 incorporates performance and function