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.
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.
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
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.
After the shake-out of public trading exchanges, the survivors could be coming into their own.
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
RFID technology is set to transform the supply chain – once the price is right – and if negative publicity does not stifle innovation
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.
With dubious EU recycling initiatives looming, returns handling is taking centre stage.