Saturday 25th May 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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MoD contracts galore on e-Procurement sites

About £2.5Bn worth of contracts are now live on the Ministry of Defence (MoD) e-Procurement system, says Capgemini. Supported by Capgemini, the P2P e-Business portal is a secure and streamlined way for the MoD to buy goods and services from industry and e

Getting a purchase

The purchasing function has finally ‘arrived’ in the boardroom. How it acquits itself there remains to be seen, though two recent surveys shed some light.

3PLs set to benefit from logistics outsourcing

Davies Turner Air Cargo has been accredited under a new scheme aimed at tackling air freight crime at London's Heathrow Airport. Accreditation followed a vigorous inspection of the company's security regime by the Chief Accreditation and Crime Prev

Hazardous goods expertise leads to outsourcing

Surface finishing chemical manufacturer Atotech UK is using The Potter Group to handle its long-term storage and international distribution. Atotech - its products include toxic, corrosive and oxidising materials - entered a 12-month agreeme

Procurement solution improves communication

The launch of new procurement solution Profiler by supply chain and procurement specialist TiVA is set to completely change supply chain management by creating more efficiently managed buyer-supplier relationships and reducing the adversarial relat

Outsourcing set to reach half of total spend

The rate of logistics outsourcing across EU continues to increase and, according to Datamonitor, total spend on outsourced logistics will reach euro175.5Bn by 2008 to account for 45% share of total logistics spend. Cost reduction, high-speed

Drinks firm in eProcurement deal

Entec International has won a £15M, three-year contract with a leading worldwide drinks group covering the delivery of advanced global eProcurement and logistics solutions.

OUTSOURCING REDUCES COSTS AND LEAD-TIMES

Tibbett & Britten Group has signed a new three-year warehousing and distribution contract in the UK with O2 UK, and has become its preferred logistics partner. The company has supported O2 UK with logistics services since 1999 and, after initially providi

OutsOURCing key processes raises standards

Westland Helicopters in Yeovil has awarded a contract worth £20M over five years to manage core elements of its post sales and repair service to Product Support Ltd (PSL), a national supply chain and packaging company based in Bedford.

Outsourcing enhances performance

The number of companies that will outsource their procurement activities is expected to more than double over the next two years. And the development will occur across geographies, industries and all sizes of company.