The FTA has described Transport for London’s initial ideas for a London-wide Low Emission Zone (LEZ) as a “hammer to crack a nut”.
This month acquisition activity has focused around global Swiss logistics provider Kuehne + Nagel International.
We must work harder to attract new blood into logistics – make it appear to the young as the attractive, interesting, important profession that it is.
Inventory management used to be about lean systems and JIT but accurate real time information is now more essential as demand-driven supply networks come on-stream. Perhaps one day, stock-outs really will be consigned to history.
One such company benefiting from Exel’s innovative supply chain thinking is Selfridges, the leading UK department store retailer.
The engineering sector is late on the supply chain bandwagon but the challenge of low cost overseas manufacturing means logistics is fast moving up the agenda. What does the future hold?
The Marco Polo scheme supports commercial initiatives that stimulate the competitiveness of combined transport, and promote companies to look beyond exclusively road transport.
‘Managing a business is really about managing the supply chain,’ says the global operations director of De La Rue Cash Systems.
South 62, a major warehouse and distribution facility at Warrington vacated by Matalan, is undergoing substantial refurbishment, says property consultant King Sturge.
In recent weeks I have been able to meet a broad cross-section of European logistics professionals during the autumn round of conferences in Central and Western Europe.