DHL Logistics has been given a £1.6bn ten-year contract, to handle £22 billion total spend of the Department of Health.
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NHS Logistics, the award-winning not-for-profit organisation, is facing possible strike action over plans to outsource its distribution operations to DHL.
As usual, a very disparate set of entries in this category makes comparisons invidious. The International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) entered specifically to gain recognition for the efforts of their team co-ordinating the initial
This sector typically attracts a widely disparate set of entries, and 2004 was no exception. They ranged from airline catering to hospital supplies, and from a privatised utility to a service company for the electronics industry.
Borealis and Henkel both presented traditional, practical organisations. Borealis, based in Mechelen, Belgium, is a manufacturer and distributor of polyolefins (the monomer being manufactured by another business unit) and a market leader.
The new Award for Team of the Year requires a little explanation. The judges were not primarily looking for evidence of group hugs around the water cooler, valuable though such techniques may be.
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
TNT Express Services has won a multimillion pound contract with the National Health Service Purchasing and Supply Authority (PaSA).
ATIS REAL Weatheralls (ARW) has become joint letting agent, with GVA Grimley, for the Estuary Distribution Centre at Chittening, Avonmouth. The centre comprises three warehouse units which are all available for let. They can be leased as a single facility