‘Making product available is critical to the way you compete,’ says the eminent British supply chain thinker and academic
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
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
A Survey on the influence of supply chain management on strategy and finance. Results of the ELA/BearingPoint survey.
Team-building is the name of the game for the head of procurement for the UK’s Great North Eastern Railway
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.
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.
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
Factory gate pricing is currently being driven by supply chain people interested in efficiencies, but there is now a fear that buyers will hijack the process to create another stick with which to beat suppliers.
Investing in warehouse automation could be considered a gamble. But with competitive pressures building, getting supply chain costs down is leading many to take the plunge. Is it really that scary?