Friday 19th Jul 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Innovation ensures easy ride for car manufacturer

Delphi Automotive Systems has designed an innovative picking process to meet the challenge of supplying, in assembly line sequence, the correct suspension module for each corner of more than 5,200 vehicles per week.

Van-tastic innovations

The move to more frequent deliveries of smaller consignments is accelerating the growth in light and multi-purpose vehicle markets. James Falkner looks at some of the latest innovations.

The challenge of innovation – balancing risk and reward

Applying innovative technology in an intelligent fashion can yield real benefits, but how do you identify a tangible application, assess the risks and justify the expenditure? Which particularareas merit focus and produce most value? Our roundtable panell

Hyster innovation

Hyster has launched its latest high-stacking empty container handlers, the H16.00-22.00XM-12 EC series.

Puma wins BMHF Innovation Award

Kardex has won the British Materials Handling Federation's Innovation Award for its latest addition to its automated storage and retrieval range.

Kardex Puma wins BMHF Innovation Award

Kardex has won the British Materials Handling Federation’s Innovation Award for its latest addition to its automated storage and retrieval range.

Unlocking Innovation and Portfolio Management

There was a time when it was enough to be either different or cheaper. Now, a more complex and challenging environment is driving companies to leverage aspects such as innovation and product portfolio management as value levers for growth. By Jerker Funne

Gambling on innovation

Chairmen and CEOs ignore the supply chain at their peril. Retailers may consider their main activity as selling, but the more astute may make a more considered analysis. The ‘Chairman’s Agenda’ column on page 22 of this issue refers to Wal-Mart’s descript

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