Browsing: Supply Chain


Tibbett & Britten Group has signed a new three-year warehousing and distribution contract in the UK with O2 UK, and has become its preferred logistics partner. The company has supported O2 UK with logistics services since 1999 and, after initially providi

OutsOURCing key processes raises standards

Westland Helicopters in Yeovil has awarded a contract worth £20M over five years to manage core elements of its post sales and repair service to Product Support Ltd (PSL), a national supply chain and packaging company based in Bedford.

Costs down, profits up

The last month has seen many of the largest European logistics companies release their financial results for the full year 2003. Largest of them all, Deutsche Post, announced that it exceeded €40 billion in revenues for the first time.

Backing an outsider

Despite its poor reputation, outsourced procurement is an increasingly valid option – relationships are the key

The cost of Utopia

Not that long ago the dream of automating procurement for indirect, and even direct, goods was seen as not far off. So why is this Utopia so illusive, and how can it be attained? There may be a simple answer.

The fourth way

Defining Fourth Party Logistics seems as difficult as implementing it. However, despite the continuing debate, Frost & Sullivan’s latest report shows that the way ahead is becoming clearer for 4PL.

Supply chain cure-all

As the business pressure builds, pharmaceutical firms are struggling to find new logistics formulae. Is consolidation the remedy?

Europe’s DC hot spots

Traditional distribution hubs in western and central Europe are soon to face stiff competition. Expansion of the European Union in May 2004 is expected to have a significant affect on Europe’s distribution site ‘hot spots’. But many factors come into play

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