Browsing: Supply Chain

Retail supply chain systems are becoming more integrated, more extensive and more complex – but are they helping to keep the shelves filled?

The electronics and high tech sector has fully embraced online selling – the distinction between manufacturing and retailing is now blurred. But is this the only way forward?

As consumers tighten their purse strings, retailers are facing a cold Christmas. Can global sourcing deliver the right goods at the price needed to entice the shoppers back?

‘Inventory is bad,’ says Dell’s vp, EMEA manufacturing and business operations, EMEA, one of the people who oversee the firm’s legendary direct to consumer model

At the end of August, we once again saw the power of natural events to disrupt the stability of the modern society we all take for granted. This time, even as we extended our sympathy to those involved in Hurricane Katrina, there was a chilling recognitio

The revised version of the ELA’s ‘Terminology of Logistics’ is now available. In order to work effectively along physical and information chains, logistics professionals use a number of terms that, while in frequent use, are rarely defined.

This summer, the ELA Research and Development Committee brought together 20 PhD students from 11 European countries for a workshop at a beautiful venue in Monchy-St-Eloi, near Paris. Hosted by AFT-IFTM and sponsored by DHL Switzerland, the ninth ELA doc

Birmingham-based technology services provider Probrand has signed three sector leading company’s to its online IT purchasing hub, The IT Index.