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Editor's Blog

Return to profit

What happens when you discover, to your horror and great irritation, that your new mobile phone is faulty? Okay, it may be an inconvenience to you, the consumer, but for the retailer and for the manufacturer it’s not only an irritation, it’s a cost.


Counting the cost

Where once end-of-life electrical products were disposed of through household waste and council amenity sites, from August 2004, they will go back through another channel: via retailers and producers.


Time for action

The final details of how the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive will be implemented have yet to be finalised, but firms should already be taking steps to minimise the cost and disruption caused by this massive impending change


A new horizon dawns

The Institute of Logistics and Transport’s new streamlined faculty and regional structure became a reality on October 1 when the integration of the former Institute of Logistics and The Chartered Institute of Transport (CIT UK) was officially finalised.

Editor's Blog

Stairway to the Stars

What makes a Star? Hollywood may have its own notions on this, but the judging panel of The European Supply Chain Excellence Awards are in no doubt as to what constitutes Star Quality in their eyes – collaborative working, holistic performance and above a

Logistics & Supply Chain

One way system

IT is transforming in-vehicle technology with a growing mish-mash of gadgets competing for drivers’ attention. Creating a simplified solution is becoming a priority.

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