Saturday 24th Feb 2018 - Logistics Manager

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Day of the disrupters

There is a good argument for saying that the most dramatic developments in logistics are not taking place in Europe, or even America, but in China. Last month Chinese retail giant raised $2.5 billion to finance the expansion of its logistics subsidiary, JD Logistics.

KFC apologises for delivery problems

KFC has apologised to customers over delivery problems that have forced some restaurants to close while others have had to work on a limited menu or shortened hours.

Exide picks BluJay TMS

Battery manufacturer Exide Technologies has implemented BluJay’s Transport Management software to integrate three North American business units into one platform and provide visibility across the business.

CIPS appoints new CEO

Malcolm Harrison has been named as the new CIPS group chief executive and will take over from Gerry Walsh in July.

Profits boost for Maersk

A strong performance from Maersk Line helped AP Moller – Maersk to an underlying profit from continuing operations of $356 million in 2017 – up from a loss of $496 million in 2016.

Ocado Solutions grows by 16pc

Ocado saw 16 per cent growth in its solutions business to £116 million last year, the company said in its results for the 52 weeks to 3rd December.