Browsing: Logistics

Better healthcare through leaner logistics

Hospitals have traditionally relied upon nursing and care staff to manage and replenish stocks, an activity that, though important, is not the most effective use of finite nursing resources.

Simon Duddy illustrates how supply chain best practice can be

Store replenishment included in French deal

UK-based international logistics service provider Tibbett & Britten Group has extended its home improvement logistics operations into France and the Benelux countries for the first time having won a major long-term contract from leading French DIY

Making waves

RFID technology is making waves in the pharmaceuticals sector. Many pharma innovators are now working together to examine technology’s potential to maximise operating performance.

Holding stock proves cost-effective

The Potter Group has won a £300,000 a year contract from Huntingdon-based Supreme Concrete to store and distribute concrete building products. Materials weighing up to 50,000 tonnes will be handled annually through the Potter Group’s Selby r

The closed loop

These days, nobody can afford to wait until the end of the contract to find out what went wrong. Web technology can help close this treacherous information gap

Fulfilment part of French firm’s criteria

Armor, the print technology specialist, is using FDB Distribution to enhance its service to UK-based customers by significantly reducing the lead time, with a 4pm cut off to process the last orders, for next-day delivery.

Eastern promise

With the established European market showing few signs of a substantive upturn, logistics companies are pursuing their growth strategies in faster developing regions. Central and Eastern Europe has been one of the main focal points for investment followin

Identity crisis

Consultants and IT services company, LogicaCMG, has undertaken a study – covering 50 companies in six regions – into the adoption of radio frequency identification technology in European companies. The results point to a very different approach to tacklin

3PL works its magic!

The recent successful worldwide distribution of the latest Harry Potter book helped TNT Network Logistics win a three-year contract with Macmillan Distribution, which as well as publishing books, also operates a distributor business