Browsing: Logistics & Supply Chain

ELA’s European Award for Logistics Excellence 2003

Each year the European Logistics Association presents its prestigious Award for Excellence. The recipient is the company which, in the opinion of the panel of international judges, demonstrates outstanding achievements in logistics and supply chain manage

Chemical bond

Behind the scenes at Dow AgroSciences a partnership has been forged to tackle the significant logistical challenges faced by the agrochemicals giant in Europe.

John Glanville

New technology can not only solve business problems, but also improve the way people interact, according to Caradon’s director of IT.

Logistics developement – Japan Vs China

During the last logistics conference of the Czech Logistics Association (CLA) Motoki Inatsuka, vice president of the Japanese Institute of Logistics Systems gave a presentation on logistics developments in Japan versus China. Could we translate that to co

Learning to manage demand

Demand forecasting is a given, but demand chain optimisation is something very different.

Taking a screwdriver to the supply chain

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’.

Keeping an open mind

Logistics contracts could be the ideal test-bed for the new theory of ‘open book costing’. But they must be implemented with a focus not on what costs are but on what they should and could be.

ELA brings students together – 8th Annual PhD Workshop

Last year 19 PhD students from 11 European countries where brought together by the Research and Development Committee for the 7th ELA Doctorate Workshop. The students were selected by the committee based on three page abstracts of their research proposals