Browsing: Supply Chain

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

n expected 38 per cent increase in trade between the 25 EU member states by 2010 will place a great emphasis on ports and sea motorways. What will be the new pattern of demand for distribution centres? By Simon Lloyd

The ailing pharmaceutical supply chain is going to have to get in shape to face the challenges of increased risk management and the medicine it needs might not taste too nice. By Chris Lewis

Rising supply chain complexity is driving a need for sophisticated warehouse management systems that can deliver improved customer service and cost reduction – visibility up and down the chain is crucial. Are your systems up to it? By John Lamb

Voice technology has enabled food distributor, Brakes, to increase accuracy and speed of picking operations across its sixteen sites. The technology could soon be used for goods inwards, put-away, replenishment and loading. By Greg Tanner

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

It falls the way of most logisticians that their working lives are filled with meetings of every kind. I am no exception and, even as I write, have just returned home after a round of meetings addressing both European policy issues and the running of the

This year, VIB has been active for 25 years as the Association for Purchasing and Logistics in Flanders, Belgium. On the 3rd February member companies and some special guests (totalling 300) were invited to celebrate this anniversary at the Belgacom Surfh

Instore, the discount retailer, has blamed increasing costs at its distribution warehouse for its second profit warning within a month. The owner of the Poundstretcher chain said it had “seen a significant shortfall in sales against internal expectations”