Tuesday 25th Sep 2018 - Logistics & Supply Chain

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The quest for agile execution

Efficient supply chain execution is dependent upon systems that are highly connected, responsive and, perhaps above all else, capable of delivering agility. As near-shoring gathers pace and supply chains become shorter, the emphasis will be on agility. By

UK music supply chain win for Sony DADC

UK catalogue marketing company, Union Square Music, has awarded Sony DADC a contract to provide supply chain logistics for its UK audio business, which will take place from Sony’s distribution centre in Enfield, North London

Unilever extends IT contract with BT

Unilever awarded BT a three year extension to its IT outsourcing contract. It provides an integrated network providing voice, data, video and mobility services to the company’s 173,000 employees across nearly 100 countries

Lifecycle supply chain platform from Sony DADC

Sony DADC is launching a Global Platform Service to manage its media clients’ complete lifecycle supply chain operations and their third-party service providers, from demand through consumption, including creative design support, manufacturing, fulfillmen

Energy firm chooses Integrated Services

Warmer Energy Services has chosen supply chain and procurement specialist Integrated Services to provide a dedicated management facility at its head office in Liverpool

E-commerce: the driving force

The largest driving force in the global economy is now e-commerce. By changing how we buy, and from whom, the marketplace connects consumers in the most populous countries of China and India to an entrepreneur in London or Manchester with an idea, a produ

Too old to work

Supply chains have changed, but has our IT? Lack of investment in supply chain systems may be putting future growth at risk for Western companies

Smart supply chains for smart phones

How do you develop a cost effective supply chain while at the same time providing unique value to customers? That is the question that will be addressed by Nokia’s senior vice president, smart devices supply chain, Kari Kulojärvi, at the Extended Supply C

Oracle enhances category management system

Oracle has released an enhanced version of Oracle Retail Category Management, which helps retailers to create tailored assortments, pricing and promotions to specific customer segments

Morrisons SC chief joins GS1 board

Neal Austin, Morrisons’ logistics and supply chain director, has been appointed to the supervisory board of GS1 UK, the supply chain standards organisation

Accellos launches Windows 8 mobile apps

Accellos has released a series of mobile applications for smartphones and tablets that provides real time access to key supply chain information

Nokia restructures smartphone supply chain

Nokia is restructuring its smartphone supply chain moving assembly out of Europe and the Americas to factories in Asia where most of the components are sourced

Nokia boost for inbound supply

Nokia has reported big improvements in the performance of the inbound supply chain to its factory at Cluj in Romania from a pilot project run in collaboration with Agility

Aerospace supply chain alliance expands

The North West Aerospace Alliance, which operates the Aerospace Supply Chain Excellence programme, is expanding with companies coming from as far afield as Newcastle, Sheffield and Leicestershire

Work faster, work smarter

High tech products require a high spec supply chain that can accommodate the constant development of new products while providing a quick and secure service. How have supply chains adapted to keep up and what must be done to improve flexibility? Lucy Tess

Supply chain wizard takes over at Apple

Apple’s new chief executive Tim Cook has built a reputation as a supply chain wizard – not only with Apple but also with IBM and Compaq

Consafe partners with app firm

Swedish software supplier ConsafeMobility is using Antenna’s mobility platform to create, deploy and manage mobile apps for its customers

RedPrairie demo seminar

RedPrairie is hosting a half-day seminar that will explore how retailers can create a unique customer shopping experience across all channels to gain competitive advantage

Dixons moves across Europe via Ortec

Electronic retailer Dixons South East Europe, has seen a 10-15 per cent reduction in distribution costs, and saved 75per cent planning time, since it implemented Ortec Shortrec at its central distribution warehouse in Greece

CIPS in deal for EU procurement guide

The Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply has entered a partnership with Achilles to provide its members with Achilles’ EU procurement guide, THEMiS

Argent takes RedPrairie WMS

US supply chain management firm Argent Associates will implement RedPrairie’s On-Demand WMS at three additional sites in Denver, Edison, New Jersey; and Plano, Texas

LGI selects RedPrairie

LGI Logistics Group International has selected RedPrairie’s warehouse management software

Samsung puts Manhattan in Russia

Samsung Electronics has installed Manhattan Associates’ WMS at its new automated, 55,000 sq ft national distribution centre at the Vorsino industrial park in Kaluga, 50 miles south west of Moscow

Paragon reports component shortages

Paragon Electronic Components has seen a rise in demand for its supply chain management tools, which it attributes to component shortages

Four Soft makes double win

Software company Four Soft has won two contracts, with Dooley Rumble in the UK, and US 3PL Jacobson Companies

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