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Annual General Assembly

The ELA Annual General Assembly took place at the end of May during the ‘Transport & Logistic’ fair in Munich. We are happy to announce that three new members were accepted.

Conventional thinking

A selection of Britain’s major business leaders will once again take centre stage at The Institute of Logistics and Transport’s (ILT) annual logistics convention when it returns to Birmingham’s ICC for the second year (17 and 18 June 2003).

ELA’s European Award for Logistics Excellence 2003

Each year the European Logistics Association presents its prestigious Award for Excellence. The recipient is the company which, in the opinion of the panel of international judges, demonstrates outstanding achievements in logistics and supply chain manage

Logistics developement – Japan Vs China

During the last logistics conference of the Czech Logistics Association (CLA) Motoki Inatsuka, vice president of the Japanese Institute of Logistics Systems gave a presentation on logistics developments in Japan versus China. Could we translate that to co

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.

ELA brings students together – 8th Annual PhD Workshop

Last year 19 PhD students from 11 European countries where brought together by the Research and Development Committee for the 7th ELA Doctorate Workshop. The students were selected by the committee based on three page abstracts of their research proposals

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.