Browsing: Supply Chain

IT on demand

‘On demand’ IT services have come of age and may be considered more than just an interim solution. By Sam Tulip

Strategic procurement

More than three quarters of UK-based senior procurement managers and executives believe that their function is more strategic than it was two years ago, according to a survey carried out by Kalido,

Forward thinking

Dachser pushes ahead into global forwarding, as Kuehne + Nagel boosts organic growth in Contract Logistics. By John Manners-Bell

Outsourcing opportunities

Two recent reports on European logistics have highlighted the opportunities for third party logistics companies and distribution warehouse developers.

The value map

How do you ensure that transformation projects have the greatest impact on shareholder value? It’s simple, if you have a map – as one major oil and gas company found out when deploying a five year process transformation across 29 countries. By Martyn Watt

£60 Million win for Tradeteam

Tradeteam, part of DHL Exel, has won a four-year contract worth more than £60 million with Mitchells & Butlers which has brand names such as All Bar One, Harvesters and Vintage Inns.

A sea change in demand

n expected 38 per cent increase in trade between the 25 EU member states by 2010 will place a great emphasis on ports and sea motorways. What will be the new pattern of demand for distribution centres? By Simon Lloyd

Keep taking the tablets

The ailing pharmaceutical supply chain is going to have to get in shape to face the challenges of increased risk management and the medicine it needs might not taste too nice. By Chris Lewis

Visible assets

Rising supply chain complexity is driving a need for sophisticated warehouse management systems that can deliver improved customer service and cost reduction – visibility up and down the chain is crucial. Are your systems up to it? By John Lamb

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