Browsing: Supply Chain

Tarun Patel

Collaboration is paramount if we are to maximise value across the supply chain, says the head of supply chain at the Institute of Grocery Distribution

Making the most of RFID

Interest in RFID has been preoccupied with stock keeping but signs of a more innovative approach are evolving.

Borealis wins Belgian logistics project award

On October 4th the Belgian logistics associations VIB and ABCAL held their annual gala event to announce the winner of the Supply Chain Award – Project of the Year 2006.

Working on the margins

Supply chain costs as a percentage of revenue are increasing for retailers. A new strategic approach is needed if costs are to be minimised and margins increased. So, what makes a winning retail supply chain?

The long road to local sourcing

The maxim ‘The customer is king’ has always held true in retailing. The problem is ‘the king’ is now more demanding than ever.

Is this the future?

What will the supply chain of the future look like? How will risks in the supply chain be addressed? Will global sourcing continue unabated? Our ‘Supply Chain Vision Group’ offered their best predictions.

Cut on the bias

Clothing retailers are turning to rapid response supply chains to deliver a cutting edge – leading to 50 per cent reduction in out-ofstocks and a three per cent improvement in margins. This, along with the rising importance of internet sales, is creating

DHL wins £1.6bn NHS contract

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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