Monday 27th Jan 2020 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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The last mile

Retailers are rightly concerned about that last mile in the home delivery process, and how their goods arrive on our doorsteps.

Greening the supply chain

Building a greener supply chain is not easy with conflicting views on carbon offsetting, food miles and biofuels. Technology can help - but so can a radical review of accepted practices.

The ghost of Christmas yet to come

Are you geared up to take a slice of the €15.6 billion, 2007 online Christmas cake? With the ghost of Christmas past still stalking retailer’s financial results, its time leading players looked seriously at adopting an Integrated Multi Channel Retail stra

More jobs in Southampton

Up to 100 new jobs are to be created by Ocado the online delivery arm of supermarket chain Waitrose,

Tesco to open dedicated online warehouse

Tesco has announced plans to open a new warehouse, dedicated to dealing exclusively with online grocery orders. The company has experienced increasing volumes of consumers wishing to shop online in the south-east of England and London.

Major fleet expansion for grocery service

Ocado, the online grocery service for Waitrose delivering direct to shoppers' doorsteps, is contract hiring nearly 330 specially adapted Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicles, including 318 Sprinter vans with CDI chassis cabs, from Mercedes-Benz CharterWay in

Watching the vans go by

Delivering groceries to customers may be attractive for shoppers but as volumes ramp up there are questions over the viability of fulfilment models.

Fewer trucks deliver more volume

n Worldwide Fruit, which supplies top class fruit all year round to UK high street retailers, is using Jungheinrich ERE 20 ride-on pallet trucks at its packing and distribution complex at Spalding, Lincolnshire. The 17 ERE 20s, on long-term contract hire,

Picking the right strategy

Order picking processes lie at the very heart of the distribution operation. Defining the right parameters and applying the correct technology can make all the difference between commercial success and failure. Make sure you’re a winner.

Retail gets real

Real-time retailing is already having a major impact on supply chains.