Wednesday 23rd Jan 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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SAP Ariba targets mid-market with new package

SAP Ariba has launched SAP Ariba Snap, a new, packaged offering designed to provide fast-growing companies with everything they need to drive a simple, efficient buying process that quickly delivers results.

Don’t take the racking for granted

Warehouses are changing faster than ever, driven by the growth of e-commerce, automation and even robotics. And that is changing the way racking and shelving is used.

Battling the Brexit brouhaha

Penelope Ody: Leaving the single market does not mean supply chain executives must wring their hands in despair – after all, they’ve faced predictions of doom before.

Bebbington joins Scala

Paul Bebbington, the former head of European distribution for Kellogg’s, has joined  consultants Scala.

CIPS appoints new CEO

Malcolm Harrison has been named as the new CIPS group chief executive and will take over from Gerry Walsh in July.

Profits boost for Maersk

A strong performance from Maersk Line helped AP Moller – Maersk to an underlying profit from continuing operations of $356 million in 2017 – up from a loss of $496 million in 2016.

Electric dreams

The commercial vehicle market is facing unparalleled change as diesel starts to give way to gas, electric and hybrid power systems. Malory Davies looks at the key developments.

The problem with plastic

The environment impact of plastic waste is becoming even more critical following China’s import ban, and packaging manufacturers have never been under more pressure to find a solution. Alexandra Leonards reports…