Browsing: Supply Chain

Only a tenth of procurement addressed

Research from Xchanging Procurement Services reveals that e-procurement technology addresses only 10% of the cost savings challenge.

Electrical goods retailer plans major DC in the North

In a major move that will prove pivotal in the continuing development of Comet’s supply chain strategy, the electrical retailer is opening a new distribution centre in Skelmersdale. At 42,780sq m the new site will be the largest Comet building

Retailer aims for “store friendly supply”

Boots the Chemist is moving towards supplying products straight to shelf, says its director of logistics, Peter Scriven. He says the high street retailer has already been trialling the scheme in three stores, although the proposed scheme is very much

Europe in the spotlight

There was a transatlantic flavour to the CLM’s annual conference in Chicago.

Learn to trust

In this season of goodwill towards men, suppliers, our thoughts turn to the role of trust in supply chain relationships

Changing exchanges

After the shake-out of public trading exchanges, the survivors could be coming into their own.

The dance of agility

With Sony looking to reduce parts by a staggering 90 per cent, the push for parts rationalisation in the high tech sector is in full swing. Product obsolescence is the driving factor and Product Life Cycle Management is a facilitator but, agility is what

Into the Web

Planning based on intelligent systems and clever algorithms created high tech – and highly complex – solutions but now real-time information flows and web services provide easier options.

Daniel Nabarro

‘We are using technology to offer the same experience worldwide,’ says the chairman of internet shopping success, figleaves.com

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