Browsing: Supply Chain

Winner: Dell (3)

Whatever the commitment to ‘total supply chain’, there is no doubt that logistics and fulfilment remain the core supply chain competences, and the area where the metrics will make or break an Awards entry.

Charles Davis

‘Expect to see companies moving production back to Europe,’ says the vice-president at AT Kearney

Winner: Rexam Beverage Can Europe

This category produced probably the most closely fought contest among the sector categories and included – Ducati Motor Holdings of Bolgna, Italy, Lafarge Nida Gips (partly French-owned but located in Poland), Philips Lighting in Eindhoeven, the Netherlan

Getting out of the jam

As the Christmas traffic builds, our town centres lurch closer to gridlock and the need for collaborative logistics systems seems ever more paramount.

Winner: Argos

Four finalists made it through in this category (a fifth, sadly, having to withdraw for internal reasons). As occurred surprisingly often this year, the entrants divided neatly into two groups, with Dentsply International and IDIS both serving specialised

Outsourcing set to reach half of total spend

The rate of logistics outsourcing across EU continues to increase and, according to Datamonitor, total spend on outsourced logistics will reach euro175.5Bn by 2008 to account for 45% share of total logistics spend. Cost reduction, high-speed

Winner: Marks & Spencer – Gist

The Supply Chain Excellence Award for Innovation is itself an innovation this year. The judges had in mind both true innovation – processes, methods or technologies that have never been seen before – but also innovation in the sense of introducing a techn

On reflection

John Allan, Exel’s indefatigable chief executive talks to Nick Allen on challenges in the chain.

Heavy investment in automotive logistics

The car industry may have been the driving force in logistics innovation in the past but a new report by Transport Intelligence indicates that the European automotive logistics market faces tougher times ahead. However this is unlikely to stop logi

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