Browsing: Supply Chain

Getting aggressive

UPS could be about to embark on a more aggressive acquisition strategy. Watch out TNT. By John Manners-Bell

The supply chain champions

How do successful retailers manage their supply chains? A new McKinsey study takes a behind-the-scenes look at European retailers with excellent supply chains – here we reveal the key factors for success. By Klaus Behrenbeck, Jörn Küpper, Karl-Hendrik Mag

Niek Visarius

Focus on the ‘three Vs’, says the director of supply chain and customer service EMEA, Rockwell Automation

£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.

Unlocking Innovation and Portfolio Management

There was a time when it was enough to be either different or cheaper. Now, a more complex and challenging environment is driving companies to leverage aspects such as innovation and product portfolio management as value levers for growth. By Jerker Funne

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

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