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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

No time for nitpicking

RFID technology is set to transform the supply chain – once the price is right – and if negative publicity does not stifle innovation

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.

Wasting time and money?

With dubious EU recycling initiatives looming, returns handling is taking centre stage.

Learning to manage demand

Demand forecasting is a given, but demand chain optimisation is something very different.

Retail gets real

Real-time retailing is already having a major impact on supply chains.

Releasing potential through property

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.

Loads of possibilities

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.

Ten years, can you believe it?

How times have changed. Ten years ago this month I launched Logistics Europe into a brave new world, a Europe without borders. They were exciting times, not only for the new publishing venture I was involved in, but also for the promise of structural chan

Go for IT

As we all know only too well from ten years of PC upgrades, information technology is a very fast-moving sector. So, what will the next few years have in store for the logistics sector?

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