Instore, the discount retailer, has blamed increasing costs at its distribution warehouse for its second profit warning within a month. The owner of the Poundstretcher chain said it had “seen a significant shortfall in sales against internal expectations”
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It falls the way of most logisticians that their working lives are filled with meetings of every kind. I am no exception and, even as I write, have just returned home after a round of meetings addressing both European policy issues and the running of the
The most significant challenge facing the Logistics Services sector is that of complexity. With lengthening supply chains, brought about by the trend to ‘global sourcing’, service providers are now placed in a position where managing this complexity req
This year, VIB has been active for 25 years as the Association for Purchasing and Logistics in Flanders, Belgium. On the 3rd February member companies and some special guests (totalling 300) were invited to celebrate this anniversary at the Belgacom Surfh
Control Towers provide air traffic personnel with complete visibility of all the flights they are supervising. A new breed of Logistics Control Tower is now providing the same help to logistics service providers. By Joakim Jansch
We’ve never been afraid of copying good models from other businesses,’ says the vp supply chain for Rexam Beverage Can Europe
ESPO uses the aggregate buying volumes of its customers to maximise procurement savings for them.
Pressure is mounting in the UK for an inquiry into the alleged monopolistic practices of supermarkets. A valid supply chain response must be considered. By Sam Tulip
China’s compelling cost structure is leading many retailers and manufacturers to view it as the land of opportunity. But what are the hidden costs of a China supply chain?
Leaner, greener and meaner must be the way ahead for the automotive supply chain of the future. But is the sector tunned-up for high performance?