Friday 19th Jul 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Key Success Factors in Consumer Goods Industry Logistics

Are you active in the consumer goods logistics environment? Then we have good news. The European Logistics Association (ELA), in co-operation with Kurt Salmon Associates (KSA), is to research how well the industry utilises the improvement potential still

What matters to Top Management?

A Survey on the influence of supply chain management on strategy and finance. Results of the ELA/BearingPoint survey.

Keeping an open mind

Logistics contracts could be the ideal test-bed for the new theory of ‘open book costing’. But they must be implemented with a focus not on what costs are but on what they should and could be.

The price is wrong

Factory gate pricing is currently being driven by supply chain people interested in efficiencies, but there is now a fear that buyers will hijack the process to create another stick with which to beat suppliers.

A decade of innovation

Over the past decade there have been some fundamental changes within the supply chain that have both enabled and necessitated the longer, more effective, optimised and IT-focused logistics solutions that we now take for granted. John Allan considers these

Back and forward

What were the big issues in sourcing and procurement when ‘Logistics Europe’ was first published ten years ago, and what might subsequent trends suggest about the future?