Wednesday 20th Nov 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Retailer for Cross Point

National furniture retailer SCS has taken Unit 7002 at Graftongate and Legal & General's Cross Point scheme in Coventry.

The joined-up challenge

Pundits and politicians talk about the need for joined-up thinking, and ERP vendors and systems integrators are equally enthisiastic. But just how joined-up are our supply chains in reality?

Supply chain challenge to retailers

Supermarkets are distorting competition through supply chain practices that transfer excessive risks and unexpected costs to suppliers, according to the Competition Commission.

IDS expands retail footprint

IDS Logistics, formerly PB Logistics, is opening a 390,000 sq ft distribution centre in Sheffield, bringing its total retail footprint to nearly 2.4 million sq ft.

Voice picking for French retailer

French hypermarket retailer, Leclerc Lecasud, has started using voice activation in its dry goods warehouse on a personal digital assistant using the Aldata GOLD vocal module.

The last mile

Retailers are rightly concerned about that last mile in the home delivery process, and how their goods arrive on our doorsteps.

Bibby moves into retail

Bibby Distribution’s parent company has bought a 51 per cent stake in the Costcutter retail group in a deal estimated to be worth about £100m.

A different track

Watching the transcontinental trucks thunder down the motorway focusses the mind on all that burning diesel. Can't we use trains more?