Browsing: Supply Chain

The sharing game

A new generation of technology is giving supply chain collaboration a greater impetus. But are all parties prepared to play the game of sharing data?

Big surprises

TNT’s decision to exit logistics has come as a major surprise and will raise some questions on past strategic moves.

Frank Peplinski

‘Anything we do can always be done better,’ says the
general manager, supply chain at Electrocomponents

Winner: Rexam Beverage Can Europe & Asia

Chris Webster described the selection of this year’s
Overall Winner as ‘the toughest I’ve seen during
Capgemini’s years of involvement in the Awards’, a
sentiment echoed by the other judges.

Winner: NHS Logistics Authority

As usual, a very disparate set of entries in this category makes comparisons invidious. The International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) entered specifically to gain recognition for the efforts of their team co-ordinating the initial

Winner: Computacenter AG

Computacenter is a familiar name in the ESCE Awards, their UK operation having reached the finals in previous years. This time, however, it was the company’s German Logistics and Service Centre at Kerpen that was under the microscope.

Winner: Rexam Beverage Can Europe

There were three finalists in this category, but the judges also chose to consider the sole finalist in the otherwise week Process Industries category here.

Time to cut the red tape

In recent weeks I have been able to meet a broad cross-section of European logistics professionals during the autumn round of conferences in Central and Western Europe.

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