Friday 18th Oct 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Challenging times on the high seas

Last week saw the start of operations by the three new container shipping alliances (2M-HMM/HS, Ocean and THE Alliance).

The Oscars need a bit of logistics expertise

Millions of times every day logistics operators get the right package to the right place at the right time. Occasionally things go wrong, but rarely so catastrophically as they did for one of the world’s biggest accountancy and consultancy partnerships, PwC.

Why governments want to tax logistics robots

The first inkling I had that robots were more than simply science fiction came in 1979 – it was a TV commercial (see below) for the Fiat Strada which ran for two full minutes and showed the car being assembled by these amazing machines.

How risk-averse are you?

The rise of economic nationalism has driven global supply chain risk to a 24-year peak, according to the CIPS Risk Index, powered by Dun & Bradstreet.

Supply chain slavery is happening here

Last week Erwin and Krystian Markowski were each sentenced to six years in jail at Nottingham Crown Court after being convicted on charges related to trafficking people for labour exploitation.