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Three-year Panasonic deal awarded

Electronics giant Panasonic has renewed its contract with leading independent express delivery company Target Express to provide a next day delivery service for its products throughout the UK and Ireland. The will see Target work hand in hand with Panason

3PL consolidation

For many landlords, a visit to the property director of a third-party logistics provider (3PL) ranks slightly lower down the list of things-I-want-to-do than a visit to the dentist.

Famous Pacific partner marks year of successful operations

Consolidated Shipping Group (CSS), Famous Pacific Shipping’s partner in the UAE, has marked its first year of operations at its new supply chain and logistics facility in the Jebel Ali Free Zone. Set up in 2004, the facility commenced operations in June 2

The path to excellence

The Engineering and General Manufacturing sector has made a comeback this year, with Rexam Beverage Can Europe & Asia taking the top prize in The European Supply Chain Excellence Awards 2005.

FTA warns of ‘unclear’ legislation

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) is warning lorry operators that the legislative process governing the introduction of digital tachographs continues to remain unclear and that orders for new vehicles must clearly specify requirements

Give RFID a second chance

After the hype, many feel disillusioned with RFID but the technology continues to move ahead as prices fall and trials proliferate.

Active management for diesel stock control

TNT Express UK, has completed a two year programme to install Merridale diesel fuel monitoring and electronic tank contents gauging equipment at all of its depots, using own-yard fuelling facilities.

I see no juggernauts

Writing in the October issue of Logistics Europe, regular columnist Peter Bartram quoted a leading international economist as saying that the days of $25 a barrel oil were probably gone forever. Perhaps that’s right. So, what does this mean for commercial

Making ‘Labour Management’ work

Recruiting, retaining and motivating staff is a long-standing problem for logistics operations, made more acute, in the UK at least, by the current relatively high levels of employment. What makes a company good to work for?