Browsing: Walmart

Gazeley and PD Ports to develop 1.6m sq ft

Developer Gazeley and PD Ports have announced a joint agreement to develop up to 1.6 million sq ft of build-to-suit sustainable port centric logistics warehousing in the next phase of development at Teesport in the North east

Cost pressures mount on grocery supply chains

Anyone who has seen one of Asda’s television advertisements comparing its prices to Tesco’s can hardly fail to realise there is a price war going on in the grocery market.

Trend tyrants

Buyers of fashion products are, almost by definition, fickle. But they exert a powerful influence on the supply chain – and the nature of their requirements is changing. Johanna Parsons reports

Meeting the e-tail challenge

The growth of online shopping is causing a rethink of logistics strategies in the retail sector. And our panel of leading retailers and logistics providers had some very clear views on what needs to happen in our round table sponsored by SEGRO

Time to take the broad view

Companies must take a wider view of supply chain sustainability, according to the latest report produced by Accenture for the Carbon Disclosure Project

How to spot a fake

Any discussion of supply chain risk tends to focus on such things as natural disasters and supplier failures

Can you spot a fake?

Any discussion of supply chain risk tends to focus on such things as natural disasters and supplier failures.

Supply chain investment helps Wagon Wheels roll

Neil Grocock, chief supply chain officer of Burton’s Biscuits, tells Malory Davies how the company is leveraging its supply chain to build market share in a mature market

New year: new challenges

The hazards of trying to manage a long complex supply chain are nowhere better illustrated than by the tragic case of a factory fire in Bangladesh last month which killed more than 100 garment workers

Sleep time is a sustainability issue

Walmart is demanding that its suppliers of laptop computers set them up so that by default they go into sleep mode after ten minutes of inactivity

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