Sunday 23rd Sep 2018 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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September issue out now

The September 2018 edition of Logistics Manager is now out in print, online and for iPad and Android.

Li & Fung to float Logistics business

Hong Kong-based Li & Fung has set out plans to float of its Logistics business, saying this would enable it to accelerate its growth.

Labour abuse: more to be done

One fifth of UK supply chain managers have seen wage violations in their supply chains over the past two year, research from the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply has revealed.

Brexit drives supply chain risk fears

Fears over Brexit appear to be increasing businesses’ perception of the risks in their supply chain, despite evidence suggesting many have taken steps to ready themselves for a post-Brexit environment, according to the Q2 2018 Global Supply Chain Risk Report by Cranfield School of Management and Dun & Bradstreet.

Tesco and Carrefour form alliance

Food retailers Tesco and Carrefour are to enter into a long-term strategic alliance which covers the strategic relationship with suppliers, joint purchasing of own brand products and goods not for resale via a three-year operational framework to improve competitiveness.

What does it take to digitalise?

Digitalisation is rapidly becoming the buzzword of 2018, but what does it really entail? Malory Davies investigates

Controlling the sprawl

UK supply chains are sprawling far and wide – growing not only in size, but in the impact they have on how logistics is done. Alexandra Leonards explores how extended supply chains have changed the logistics space.

Planning for all possibilities

With retailers planning their product assortments a year or two in advance, the implications of life outside the single market are already being considered by many leading players.