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.
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What were the big issues in sourcing and procurement when ‘Logistics Europe’ was first published ten years ago, and what might subsequent trends suggest about the future?
Ten years ago, European harmonisation was set to blow away generations of regulations and national standards. Alan Waller set the scene in the first-ever issue of Logistics Europe and now looks at how the logistics industry has responded to the Single Mar
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?
Take a look back ten years and you’ll notice how much the contract logistics scene has changed. There have been significant challenges, major dilemmas and many surprises – whatever’s next?
The traditional supply chain model is changing, it’s becoming more ‘extreme’. So what will this mean for information technology and the systems needed to support the new model.
Ten issues the European warehousing industry must address if it is to compete successfully in the sophisticated markets of the future.
The head of supply chain at Sears Roebuck’s philosophy was forged as the logistic commander of Desert Storm