Faced with rising fuel costs, security challenges and elevated insurance costs, Geoff Corpe considers the strategies to facilitate the effective movement of freight throughout Europe.
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The Coca-Cola Company and Arca Systems have teamed up to develop “an innovative” new packaging and handling system for the soft drinks manufacturer’s products. The system is currently being introduced throughout The Coca-Cola Company’s European
PD Teesport (formerly known as the Tees and Hartlepool Port Authority), the first major UK port to be privatised and part of the PD Ports, Logistics and Shipping Group, has developed a substantial new warehousing facility to handle de-vanned container-bas
Yeovil-based Yoplait Dairy Crest (YDC), which produces fromage frais and children’s chilled yogurts and desserts, has a new blast freezer to chill eight production lines. The blast freezer, supplied by Transrent Holdings division Chill It, has given YDC
Automated solutions specialist Diamond Phoenix has upgraded the existing carousel storage and retrieval system at Southco’s European distribution centre (DC) at Worcester which has resulted in improved efficiency within the order fulfilment operation.
Greg Black investigates how value can be created for customers by taking an holistic approach to the supply chain. He highlights the benefits that can be derived from perceiving the supply chain as a strategic tool rather than each element as disparate op
The aftermarket business is changing fast. Peter Eglinton identifies what needs to be considered in order for companies to remain competitive
Ian Cooper considers the cultural implications of the Working Time Directive
Jonathon Breden debates the growing need for the technology sector to integrate technical activities within the outbound and reverse logistics area of the supply chain. ‘It’s all about logisticians with screwdrivers’.
Over the past decade, market globalisation and industry consolidation have been the catalyst for new levels of sophistication in retail logistics. Mike Samuels vice president development retail and consumer at Exel, points to the three key areas of opport