Sunday 22nd Sep 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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IoT set to drive change in grocery supply chain

Food and grocery companies are looking to the Internet of Things to improve their understanding of customers at the same time as reducing supply chain costs, research by the IGD suggests.

Could you be overall winner?

Entries for the upcoming 21st Anniversary of the Supply Chain Excellence awards are now open – do you have what it takes to take home the trophy for overall winner? Last year saw MAN Truck & Bus triumph when it beat off stiff competition for the Automotive, Demand Forecasting & Planning and overall winner category.

What’s the master plan?

Despite major technological improvements in business, faultless sales and operations planning is still very difficult to achieve. So how can companies advance the planning process? Alex Leonards explores…

Procurement under pressure

Procurement has faced a number of heavy pressures over the past few years. Alexandra Leonards explores how the profession is responding to these new challenges, and the future for the sector.

Everyone’s tail is growing

Forecasting demand, and then balancing it with supply chain capabilities, has never been straightforward – there was no Golden Age when the customer’s economic order quantity bore any resemblance to the manufacturer’s economic batch quantity. And, says Sam Tulip, demand management is becoming more complex. 

DHL calls for collaboration

Profits rise at DHL

Deutsche Post DHL saw operating profit rise 1.4 per cent in the first quarter and is now forecasting EBIT for the year of €3.75bn.

Look out for the April issue

The April 2017 edition of Logistics Manager is now out in print and online. It is also available on iPad and Android.

How GSK implemented S&OP

Neil James, former vice president integrated business planning at GlaxoSmithKline, examined the challenges involved in designing a Sales and Operations Planning process, when he spoke on the second day of the Logistics & Supply Chain Conference.