Thursday 22nd Aug 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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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.

Go for IT

As we all know only too well from ten years of PC upgrades, information technology is a very fast-moving sector. So, what will the next few years have in store for the logistics sector?