Wednesday 17th Jul 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Back to the issue of skills shortages

If there's one subject I encounter wherever I go in Europe, it's the question of the shortage of relevant skills in the logistics industry. Of course, this shortage varies in form from country to country but the underlying problem does not bode well for E

Maintaining visibility in the supply chain

There is no doubt that information technology continues to form the backbone of any organisation with an evolved logistics operation. The latest breed of logistics software products is providing forward thinking companies with the ability to have greater

Supply chain visibility leads to new deal

Twinings has renewed its contract with TNT Network Logistics until the end of 2006. TNT Network Logistics manages a supply chain solution including the annual storage and distribution of more than eleven million cases of tea, Options and Ova

Sleeping with the enemy

If supply chain industry players can’t find ways of working together politicians will impose less optimal ‘solutions’

Outsourcing set to reach half of total spend

The rate of logistics outsourcing across EU continues to increase and, according to Datamonitor, total spend on outsourced logistics will reach euro175.5Bn by 2008 to account for 45% share of total logistics spend. Cost reduction, high-speed

In pursuit of excellence

For the finalists of the eighth year of the European Supply Chain Excellence Awards, gathered at The Dorchester Hotel on the evening of the 18th November, there could have been few surprises that the overall winner’s trophy went to Dell.

Winner: Rexam Beverage Can Europe (2)

From the shortlist three organisations were recommended by the assessors for consideration in the Sourcing and e-Procurement category: Lafarge Nida, Rexam, and NHS Logistics Authority, while the judges also opted to consider Ducati – interestingly, three

Drinks firm in eProcurement deal

Entec International has won a £15M, three-year contract with a leading worldwide drinks group covering the delivery of advanced global eProcurement and logistics solutions.