The EU’s delightfully-named WEEE recycling directive must be ratified by August and will take effect in 2005. Brace yourself for similar chaos as engendered by that famous directive about fridges – for which the UK government had also failed to plan.
In a major move that will prove pivotal in the continuing development of Comet’s supply chain strategy, the electrical retailer is opening a new distribution centre in Skelmersdale. At 42,780sq m the new site will be the largest Comet building
Boots the Chemist is moving towards supplying products straight to shelf, says its director of logistics, Peter Scriven. He says the high street retailer has already been trialling the scheme in three stores, although the proposed scheme is very much
After the shake-out of public trading exchanges, the survivors could be coming into their own.
Safeway and its third-party logistics provider, Wincanton, expect to save “several millions of pounds” within the supermarket group’s supply chain having launched an integrated transport system (ITS) to improve efficiency throughout each of the supermarke
RFID technology is set to transform the supply chain – once the price is right – and if negative publicity does not stifle innovation
IT is transforming in-vehicle technology with a growing mish-mash of gadgets competing for drivers’ attention. Creating a simplified solution is becoming a priority.
With dubious EU recycling initiatives looming, returns handling is taking centre stage.
Demand forecasting is a given, but demand chain optimisation is something very different.
Real-time retailing is already having a major impact on supply chains.