Tuesday 25th Feb 2020 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Europe’s top ten

Although becoming the first truly pan-European operator has been on the agenda of logistics companies for some time, the record shows all still falling short. Here, we rank the firms that are racing to secure the top spot.

Multimillion DC planned for FMCG supplier

Unilever subsidiary Unilever Bestfoods UK (UBF) has contracted Power Europe to develop and manage a new automated national distribution centre (NDC) at Kingswood Lakeside in Cannock, Staffordshire.

Kim Cartledge

‘Water is heavy’, says the supply chain director for water worldwide at foods company Danone

Thinking outside the box

These are exciting times on the washing powder shelves, as consumer packaged goods manufacturers employ some bright thinking to smarten up their supply chains.

Parcels firm moves into new hub

APC Overnight has moved to a new hub at Essington, near Cannock, to accommodate its rapid expansion. It is the fourth time that the parcels company has moved to larger premises in nine years.

Stephen Hunter

Logistics is about doing simple things well, says the IT and logistics director of Nisa-Today’s

A private function

Faced with an array of legacy systems across more than 200 companies worldwide - and driven by a need to forge more efficient links with trading partners - consumer products giant, Unilever, has embarked on a technological journey into the world of privat

The price is wrong

Factory gate pricing is currently being driven by supply chain people interested in efficiencies, but there is now a fear that buyers will hijack the process to create another stick with which to beat suppliers.

Diversity challenge

For some time, international consolidation – with its associated logistics challenges – has been more prevalent among Continental than UK retailers. But do the Europeans really aspire only to match the muscle of the world’s ‘super-shop’, WalMart, or is th