Wednesday 23rd Jan 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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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.

BT sets out plan to move to strategic sourcing

BT is to move from buying to strategic sourcing, consolidating its spend from its current 18,000 suppliers, as part of a plan to transform its operating model that save £1.5 billion over three years.

£300m procurement saving for NHS

The National Health Service has achieved £300 million procurement saving five months ahead of target, according to NHS Business Services Authority and NHS Supply Chain.

Eddie Stobart wins Tesco contract renewal

Eddie Stobart branding under review

Eddie Stobart Logistics is considering the possibility of a name change when its licence with Stobart Group runs out in February 2020, chief executive Alex Laffey has confirmed as the company unveiled its results for last year.