Friday 23rd Aug 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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The problem with inventory

European manufacturers are going wrong with inventory optimisation. James Hurrell explains how it could be done so much better.

Prescription for growth

Finnish pharmaceutical distributor Oriola is reaping the benefits of a new IT system which offers greater management of sell-by dates and batch control.

I see no juggernauts

Writing in the October issue of Logistics Europe, regular columnist Peter Bartram quoted a leading international economist as saying that the days of $25 a barrel oil were probably gone forever. Perhaps that's right. So, what does this mean for commercial

Making ‘Labour Management’ work

Recruiting, retaining and motivating staff is a long-standing problem for logistics operations, made more acute, in the UK at least, by the current relatively high levels of employment. What makes a company good to work for?

Retail and everything in between

'It is possible for the seller to sell, the retailer to retail, and the supply chain specialist to do everything in between.’ Although this statement is undoubtedly true, the issues are whether the outsourced supply chain management sector is really capab

The next big thing…

Although content to leave futurology to the experts, Jon Bumstead believes he has identified the next big thing in logistics.

Supplier network collaboration

The 21st Century is going to be very different in terms of how people relate to their 'supply chains'. That was the view of Sharon Boyes-Schiller of SkyScape Solutions, sponsors of this month's Logistics Europe Round Table discussion. By Sam Tulip

Setting the code for collaboration

Leading global e-business standards consortium, RosettaNet, created its Global Logistics Council last year. Exel’s Mark Patel, the first Chairman of the Council, outlines the organisation’s ambitious agenda.

Exploring the middle ground

A Logistics Europe Round Table in June, supported by IBM and Intentia, discussed the challenges and opportunities facing midrange distributors in a fast changing business environment.

Serving aces in IT support

With an increasing number of businesses relying on collaborative technologies for efficient trading with international partners, IT service management (ITSM) is coming to the fore. Jane Seeley explains what IT service management is and why it should be on