Friday 15th Nov 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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NHS picks conveyor system

Conveyor Systems was awarded the contract to supply a storage and handling system, which included a spiral conveyor belt to transfer products to/from a mezzanine floor for the new NHS national distribution centre in Scotland.

Traceability in healthcare

Implementing GS1 standards in hospitals not only prevents logistics from being the missing link in product traceability, it also contributes to the security of care services and allows health practitioners to focus on their core business: providing care.

£6m pharmaceuticals win

Pharmaceutical manufacturer AstraZeneca has awarded NYK Logistics a £6m two and a half year contract for the centralised planning and primary distribution of pharmaceuticals from its manufacturing sites throughout Europe into its European distributio

NHS Scotland NDC near to completion

A 150,000 sq ft national distribution centre for NHS Scotland, which was taken on a 25-year lease with 15 year break option at Canderside Toll Larkhall at junction 8 of the M74, is nearing completion.

DHL wins £1.6bn NHS contract

DHL Logistics has been given a £1.6bn ten-year contract, to handle £22 billion total spend of the Department of Health.

NHS Logistics faces possible strike action

NHS Logistics, the award-winning not-for-profit organisation, is facing possible strike action over plans to outsource its distribution operations to DHL.

Winner: NHS Logistics Authority

As usual, a very disparate set of entries in this category makes comparisons invidious. The International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) entered specifically to gain recognition for the efforts of their team co-ordinating the initial

Winner: NHS Logistics Authority

This sector typically attracts a widely disparate set of entries, and 2004 was no exception. They ranged from airline catering to hospital supplies, and from a privatised utility to a service company for the electronics industry.