Browsing: Logistics

Data server

As data capture becomes more widespread in the supply chain, the idea of tracking is increasingly being seen as a way to boost service levels.

In the fast lane

Though build to order continues to elude carmakers, technological developments such as RFID and web-based solutions are speeding up the auto supply chain.

Doncaster wants more air freight traffic

The Yorkshire & Humberside Freight Council of the Freight Transport Association wants planners to consider the opportunities air freight facilities at Robin Hood Airport, Doncaster, could create for the region.

Graham Ewer

We must ensure that what we tackle we can achieve,’ says Graham Ewer, the new president of the European Logistics Association

Retailer seeks savings with reverse logistics

Mothercare has selected third-party logistics (3PL) group Exel to provide it with reverse logistics services. Exel is managing a returns centre based at Mothercare’s Coventry distribution centre for the retailer and providing a range of services including

Solutions in Barcelona

More than six hundred logistics professionals recently met in Barcelona to discuss competitiveness

Reducing costs

MetaPack is a leading provider of delivery management solutions for retailers wanting to improve fulfilment services while reducing delivery costs. MetaPack’s customers include Boots.com, Camelot, Comet, Mothercare, and Screwfix.

Airline aims to reduce logistics costs

Emirates has extended its contract with Pourshins after three years of service across Europe. Pourshins will continue to manage the logistics for Emirates’ nominated food and beverage products.