Browsing: Logistics

Applied intelligence

It’s risky, it’s innovative and it takes strategic change. But in the highly competitive business of electronics components, where in effect ‘all items are slow moving’, the intelligent application of automation gives a cutting edge. Eurodis Electron has

Integrate to differentiate

Warehouse management systems no longer work in isolation. Integrated applications that bring together the benefits of RFID and voice recognition will be the winning formula.

Professor Martin Christopher

‘Making product available is critical to the way you compete,’ says the eminent British supply chain thinker and academic

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

Key Success Factors in Consumer Goods Industry Logistics

Are you active in the consumer goods logistics environment? Then we have good news. The European Logistics Association (ELA), in co-operation with Kurt Salmon Associates (KSA), is to research how well the industry utilises the improvement potential still

What matters to Top Management?

A Survey on the influence of supply chain management on strategy and finance. Results of the ELA/BearingPoint survey.

Richard Abbott

Team-building is the name of the game for the head of procurement for the UK’s Great North Eastern Railway

Releasing potential through property

There’s money in property. And with stock markets languishing in the doldrums it’s probably truer today than ever. In these leaner times, perhaps it’s time to turn to the very ground that your products sit on to make strategic sense for the future.

Loads of possibilities

In a world of diminishing carrier options, the new ‘multiple carrier management’ packages will automate the juggling of shipments between a number of distribution companies.

The three areas of opportunity

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