Browsing: Supply Chain

Innovative Thinking

The ELA has a packed agenda for 2007. More than ever, there is a need for education, the sharing of best practice, networking and innovative thinking.

Sweet solution for chocolate retailer

Chocolate retailer Thorntons has implemented the Aldata Gold retail management software. Thorntons has some 350 shops and 200 franchises.

NHS Scotland NDC near to completion

A 150,000 sq ft national distribution centre for NHS Scotland, which was taken on a 25-year lease with 15 year break option at Canderside Toll Larkhall at junction 8 of the M74, is nearing completion.

Wincanton’s military win

Wincanton, has won the distribution contract for bulk loads of aviation products and diesel fuels to various RAF stations, warships and Ministry of Defence sites in the UK.

Winner: Kimberley Clark

All supply chian work is necessarily team work. The judges were looking for teamworking and effective collaboration both within the organisation and externally with partners, suppliers and customers and many of our finalists demonstrated these qualities.

Winner: Lawrence Christensen

A real innovation in the Awards this year is the Outstanding Contribution Award. Uniquely, this doesn’t involve complex metrics, exhaustive questionnaires, or teams of consultants with clipboards.

Finalists announced

The finalists have now been selected for the 10th anniversary year of The European Supply Chain Excellence Awards.

Go with the flow

How do you achieve an accurate forecast in retail? Enter ‘flowcastin’. By Penelope Ody

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