Browsing: Logistics

Breaking down the barriers

A European group is addressing the problems preventing effective supply chain collaboration.

Inbound supply chain goes to 3PL

Furniture retailer Courts has selected TNT Network Logistics to manage the whole of its inbound supply chain from Italy. The deal entails TNT storing and handling Courts’ leather upholstery range from its largest supplier in southern Italy.

The Hodgson diet

The legislator and the consumer are demanding improved food safety. Addressing these demands presents a wider commercial opportunity – to protect consumers and brands, whilst maximising profit in the food supply chain. Here’s a healthy diet for trim figur

Keeping tabs on load temperatures

Morris Transport, which specialises in transporting fresh meat, has specified Thermo King’s satellite-based Trac-King fleet management system on ten new Gray & Adams trailers. The units, which are equipped with Thermo King’s SL-400e refrigeration units, a

In the public interest

The public sector is the supply chain’s final frontier but managers are beginning to face up to the task of reform. The stakes are high, but so are the possible gains.

Logistics firm sees 8% better fuel efficiency

Wiltshire-based Rygor Group Services (RGS) is achieving monthly fuel efficiency improvements of up to 8% on some vehicles having implemented BP’s Fleet Performance Management (FPM) solution.

Knowing you, knowing me

Bucking the trend to commoditise purchases – including aspects of transport – the supplier relationship management approach shifts the emphasis the other way to leverage benefits in service levels and flexibility. But how does this work in partnerships th

European partnership formed

Teleroute, the online freight and vehicle exchange for the UK and Europe, and ABX (ABX), a leading provider of logistics services, have signed a European partnership whereby ABX will implement Teleroute products and services in all its European locations.

Anna Cusmano

‘Safety is the major concern for us, and it should be for everyone in logistics and supply chain,’ says the logistics manager Europe for BP’s lubricants business.

Freightliner’s closed train

The first train using Freightliner Heavy Haul’s Fully Enclosed Covered Autoflats has operated consisting of six Covered Autoflats and four TAL wagons, carrying products manufactured by Toyota, Lexus, Mitsubishi and Fiat.