Tuesday 17th Sep 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Rethinking retail

  As more consumers opt to buy online rather than in-store the traditional tenets of good retailing have fallen by the wayside: returns are rising, stock control is chaotic and margins are under pressure. Where will it all end?

A better network

The rapid changes in the demands being placed on logistics operation mean that optimising the network is an increasingly difficult challenge, and harnessing the right technology is critical.

Forecasting success

Aligning demand and supply in real-time is a challenging task for many companies. In today’s fastmoving markets, it’s not enough to have good demand if you can’t tie it back to a timely supply response.

December issue out now

The December 2016 edition of Logistics Manager is now out in print and online. It is also available on iPad and Android.

Supply Chain Award winners revealed

The winners of the 2016 Supply Chain Excellence Awards were revealed last night at a glittering ceremony in London, attended by supply chain leaders from right across Europe.

26pc of refunded goods unfit for resale

26 per cent of refunded retail goods are unfit for resale, new research from Barclaycard has found. According to the credit card company, 57 per cent of merchants give refunds ‘regardless of product condition’ to keep good customer relationships.

Tesco reduces manual handling incidents by 60pc

Tesco targets supply chain in plan to boost margins

Tesco is working on plans to cut logistics costs by some £450 million by 2019-20. It wants to make its distribution system more efficient and responsive as part of its strategy to boost group operating margin from 2.18 per cent to 3.5-4.0 per cent.

How M&S is improving the multi-channel process

Marks & Spencer’s strategy for building its multi-channel offering came under scrutiny at the Omni-Channel Conference on Thursday, in a presentation by Ricky Wilson, head of operations for M&S.co.uk.

Weighing up the situation

The new SOLAS weighing rules have finally come in to force. But is the industry ready for it? Alexandra Leonards explores…