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NW Aerospace Alliance expands

The North West Aerospace Alliance has hired Carole Stewart as skills coordinator and Kristian Samways as innovation coordinator for the Aerospace Supply Chain Excellence programme, a £11.4 million scheme which aims to deliver around 400 new jobs and mo

Pharmaceutical supply chains must change, warns PwC

The global pharmaceutical industry needs to develop different supply chain models for different product types and patient segments, and learn to use supply chains as a means of market differentiation, a report from PwC argues

NHS can save £500m on procurement, says NAO report

A National Audit Office report has called on the Department of Health to work with NHS Supply Chain, which is operated by DHL, to develop services which will encourage more effective usage by trusts, such as running more electronic auctions in which suppl

Biotec launches primary packing service

UK-based Biotec Services International has introduced a MHRA-approved primary packing service to meet growing demands from pharmaceutical and biotech companies worldwide.

DSV wins £42m healthcare contract

Logistics company DSV has won a three-year contract to provide European services for Molnlycke Health Care worth £42 million (50 million euros).

Ceva acquires Italian pharma firm

Ceva Logistics has entered the pharmaceutical market in Italy following the acquisition of DIMAF Pharma Supply Chain

Pharmacists seek new supply chain vision

The National Pharmacy Association, which represents community pharmacies, is calling on members to get involved in developing a new vision for the medicines supply chain for the medium and long-term.

NHS data synchonisation plan

NHS Supply Chain has signed up to the GS1 UK Data Pool to synchronise product data with its suppliers.

Pharma company extends Arvato contract

International pharmaceutical company Lundbeck has signed a contract with Arvato Services Healthcare for the delivery of its products throughout France and Germany.

GXS launches China eHealthcare Exchange

GXS, has launched China eHealthcare Exchange, a B2B e-commerce platform for China's pharmaceutical industry. The exchange was established via a partnership between GXS and Shanghai Agile Supply Chain Information System Company, a leading supply chain solu

NHS hospitals sign up to standards initiative

NHS Connecting for Health (CfH), a Department of Health agency set up to encourage the use of technology in the NHS to improve patient care and services, is working with GS1 UK to engage and inform hospitals on the importance of using automatic identifica

Dm-Drogerie Markt invests €130m in automation

One of Europe’s leading retail chemists, Dm-drogerie markt (dm), has commissioned Swisslog to design and implement a new distribution center near Cologne. Swisslog will act as general contractor for the project, the value of which amounts to about €130m.

NHS gets new online catalogue

NHS Supply Chain is launching a new online catalogue that enables NHS trusts to order goods electronically and personalise their shopping experience. Called NHS-Cat, it will include all 500,000 products handled by NHS Supply Chain and replaces the existin

Winner: NHS Logistics Authority

This sector typically attracts a widely disparate set of entries, and 2004 was no exception. They ranged from airline catering to hospital supplies, and from a privatised utility to a service company for the electronics industry.

Winner: GlaxoSmithKline

Borealis and Henkel both presented traditional, practical organisations. Borealis, based in Mechelen, Belgium, is a manufacturer and distributor of polyolefins (the monomer being manufactured by another business unit) and a market leader.

Winner: NHS Logistics Authority (2)

The new Award for Team of the Year requires a little explanation. The judges were not primarily looking for evidence of group hugs around the water cooler, valuable though such techniques may be.

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