Browsing: Logistics

Combating freight crime

With the FBI estimating that worldwide freight crime costs several billions of pounds a year, the majority of companies are becoming increasingly concerned about the safety of their goods and drivers. One such firm is Walsh Western International (WWI),

No time for nitpicking

RFID technology is set to transform the supply chain – once the price is right – and if negative publicity does not stifle innovation

Spoilt for choice

A new trend is emerging among third-party logistics providers (3PLs) transporting products between the UK and mainland Europe – managers are thinking more cleverly about the logistics of their crossings and thinking that sailing from one of the Channel

The data avalanche

RFID will make available a thousand times more information. How are you going to identify and act on what’s important? Some views from the Oriana

Tax returns

On 1st May 2004, ten new countries will become EU Member States. This, the largest expansion in its history, provides an opportunity for corporate Europe to extend its tax effective supply chains into new territories. The returns could be substantial.

NWL races ahead with Suzuki

Third-party logistics provider New Wave Logistics (NWL) is undertaking storage and distribution for Suzuki GB, which is best known for its high performance motorbikes but also supplies a range of automotive products covering the marine and off-road sector

Telly sales

The immediacy of live TV has brought great success and yet, its own set of challenges to television-shopping channel, QVC Germany. Its fascinating sales approach requires a distribution operation that can respond to the interactive and dynamic nature of s