Browsing: Supply Chain

Despite whatever the latest figures from the Office of National Statistics – robustly “disputed” by the British Retail Consortium – would have us believe, sales in the high street are rather less than buoyant. The ONS’s 3.8 per cent year-on-year increase

Pan-European healthcare logistics supplier Movianto has relocated into a 79,263 sq ft unit on Deacon Park in Knowsley, Merseyside known as The Rack.

Mosaic Fashions, the parent company of a number of high-street fashion brands, is set to implement JDA merchandise planning software to help it more accurately supply its stores based on forecasting demand and analysing sales.

Along with the current spate of profits warnings and “disappointing” results, we’ve all noticed how retail clearance sales seem to start earlier and earlier each year. Long ago and far away they were in mid-January and July, now mid-December and early Jun

With lean times affecting the purchasing behaviour of the consumer, retailers are going to have to embrace ‘lean thinking’ and adopt a long-term view to partnership if they are going to maintain their margins

Environmental concerns and rising fuel prices mean that the automotive industry is facing fundamental changes. Chris Lewis reports on the impact these changes are likely to have on the supply chain.

The agenda is changing for third party logistics providers as customers increasingly look for more collaborative and sustainable operations. Graham Inglis explains how DHL is moving to meet these requirements to Malory Davies.