Tuesday 18th Jun 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Electrical goods retailer plans major DC in the North

In a major move that will prove pivotal in the continuing development of Comet's supply chain strategy, the electrical retailer is opening a new distribution centre in Skelmersdale. At 42,780sq m the new site will be the largest Comet building

Retailer aims for “store friendly supply”

Boots the Chemist is moving towards supplying products straight to shelf, says its director of logistics, Peter Scriven. He says the high street retailer has already been trialling the scheme in three stores, although the proposed scheme is very much

Changing exchanges

After the shake-out of public trading exchanges, the survivors could be coming into their own.

ITS transforms retailer’s supply chain

Safeway and its third-party logistics provider, Wincanton, expect to save "several millions of pounds" within the supermarket group's supply chain having launched an integrated transport system (ITS) to improve efficiency throughout each of the supermarke

No time for nitpicking

RFID technology is set to transform the supply chain – once the price is right - and if negative publicity does not stifle innovation

One way system

IT is transforming in-vehicle technology with a growing mish-mash of gadgets competing for drivers’ attention. Creating a simplified solution is becoming a priority.

Wasting time and money?

With dubious EU recycling initiatives looming, returns handling is taking centre stage.

Learning to manage demand

Demand forecasting is a given, but demand chain optimisation is something very different.

Retail gets real

Real-time retailing is already having a major impact on supply chains.

Loads of possibilities

In a world of diminishing carrier options, the new ‘multiple carrier management’ packages will automate the juggling of shipments between a number of distribution companies.