Tuesday 23rd Jul 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Commercial buildings to meet energy efficiency laws by 2009

s developers prepare for the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) to kick-in, some confusion is arising over the different targets set by individual EU Member States and to what degree each has met the EPBD. But companies such as Wal Mart and

Buying into Sustainable Global Sourcing

Supply chains are becoming more extended and complex as retailers move to sourcing goods on a global basis. Motivated by lower manufacturing costs, retailers and distributors are now confronted by greater complexity in managing the flow of goods to market

Going lean to be green

Organisations are constantly looking at ways in which to become leaner, greener, and more agile. Employing Lean Principles to streamline a business and support its supply chain is integral to achieving this. Nicky Hartery gives Dell’s perspective on a dir

eCourier goes carbon neutral

Online courier company eCourier.co.uk is offsetting its carbon emissions by investing in carbon-saving projects.

Be keen to talk green

Supply chain players must engage with the debate on climate change and carbon taxes. By Sam Tulip

The long road to local sourcing

The maxim ‘The customer is king’ has always held true in retailing. The problem is ‘the king’ is now more demanding than ever.

Heading for a traffic free future

Cutting congestion in our city centres is vital before we all grind into permanent gridlock. Chris Hudson puts the case for urban consolidation centres

Symbol launches new mobile unit for harsh environments

Symbol Technologies, has launched the VC5090 vehicle/fixed-mount mobile computer, which it says combines a rugged construction and high performance processing with wireless networking to enable real-time data access on forklifts used in the harshest envir

I see no juggernauts

Writing in the October issue of Logistics Europe, regular columnist Peter Bartram quoted a leading international economist as saying that the days of $25 a barrel oil were probably gone forever. Perhaps that's right. So, what does this mean for commercial