Browsing: Supply Chain

Sustainable sourcing and supply chains offer true competitive advantage, argue Jeremy Hammant and Alan Braithwaite of LCP Consulting.

Global sourcing has become a critical part of the supply chain mix, but with trade slowing having a clear understanding of supply chain costs is a top priority.

Many companies fail to identify the hidden costs and risks of outsourcing to production manufacturers in low cost countries, according to the findings of a report looking at sportswear companies commissioned by Lawson Software.

Henderson, which owns the Spar, Eurospar, Vivo and Vivoxtra franchises in Northern Ireland, has selected Aldata to automate store replenishment and manage inventory in real-time to boost store sales and reduce costs.

Now is the time to enter the 2009 European Supply Chain Excellence Awards – the gold standard for supply chain operations in Europe. They are organised by Supply Chain Standard in partnership with consultancy PRTM.

Missile manufacturer MBDA has taken delivery of five canister rotation units (CRUs) from Stanley Handling for use in the loading of Seawolf missiles onto the Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigates.