Thursday 20th Sep 2018 - Logistics & Supply Chain

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Time to test yourself against the best

It’s time to test yourself against the best supply chains in The  Supply Chain Excellence Awards 2016, organised by Logistics & Supply Chain.

Hughenden makes Fresh Connection

Hughenden Consulting is to start running “The Fresh Connection” business simulation for clients from September after signing an agreement with Involvation Interactive, the company behind the simulation

How to make returns a revenue stream

Returns don't just have to be a black hole for inventory and resources, they can be a revenue stream, adding value for customers and helping reduce costs

Canadian supply chain associations unite

The Purchasing Management Association of Canada is to merge with the Supply Chain & Logistics Association Canada, to become the Supply Chain Management Association

Smart Business Academy for Supply Chain

Logistics, transport and supply chain employers, from companies such as Yodel, Royal Mail and Asda, have come together to form the Smart Business Academy, hoping to improve the perception of careers in their sectors and create business growth and jobs

ESC tackles the tough SC issues

Collaboration is a key issue in supply chain: as supply chains become increasingly complex, companies are becoming ever more reliant on their supply chain partners to compete effectively

Driving a competitive value chain

This year’s pre-conference day at ESC 2012 was a veritable supply chain feast for the audience of senior European supply chain professionals...

Extended Supply Chain starts tomorrow

The Extended Supply Chain conference starts tomorrow (Tuesday) with contributions from some of the world’s most successful companies, such as IBM, Oracle, Dell, Sony and Unilever

Vital role of segmentation under scrutiny

Supply chain consultancy Crimson & Co will be describing its approach to designing supply chain segmentation and outlining a new, rigorous approach to effective segmentation strategies at the Extended Supply Chain Conference 2012

IBM talks supply chain strategy at ESC 2012

The Geodis acquisition of IBM's Global Logistics Business Unit, with a $1bn freight spend, was finalised in March 2009. As part of the purchase deal of the logistics business, Geodis became the sole logistics supplier for IBM

Critical threats under scrutiny

Critical threats to the supply chain will be the focus of an examination by Patrik Jansson, vice president, head of engineering and materials management operations at Sony Ericsson, at the Extended Supply Chain conference, which takes place in London from

A volatile future

Volatility, complexity and global shifts will be the focus of Professor Alan Braithwaite’s seminar on The Future: Supply Chain 2020, at the Extended Supply Chain Conference which takes place in London in April

Tetley tea joins logistics collaboration project

Tetley tea is joining the collaboration project between Kellogg’s and Kimberly-Clark after awarding a three year contract to Norbert Dentressangle, the 3PL which manages the project

Crimson to showcase updated scprime book

Supply chain consultancy Crimson & Co has launched an updated version of its scprime book, covering the journey to supply chain excellence – and will be showcasing it at the Extended Supply Chain conference in London in April

Nissan talks ‘lean’ at 1-2-1 Summit

Nissan’s site in Sunderland is regularly cited as Europe’s most productive car plant – and a key element of its success is an integrated supply chain which is designed to produce the most efficient process flow.

EU project for compliance and visibility

A consortium of businesses, government authorities and research institutes have combined eFreight and eCustoms to improve supply chain visibility and enhance trade compliance and the effectiveness of border controls in the Cassandra project

Oliver Wight warns against short-term planning

When planning, organisations spend the majority of their time focusing on the short term and in the majority of cases the business leader does not lead the business planning process, according to a poll by Oliver Wight

Eli Goldratt

Supply chain academic and consultant Dr Eli Goldratt died at his home on Saturday 11th June

Tate & Lyle takes lead in SC game

In the third round of the SCALA Fresh Connection competition, Tate & Lyle have taken the lead, followed by a team from Innocent Drinks

Procurement under the spotlight

Effective Sourcing & Procurement can provide a clear competitive advantage and there are always strong candidates for this category in the European Supply Chain Excellence Awards

Business leaders optimism about growth

Two thirds of business leaders are more optimistic about the prospects for European growth in the year ahead than they were twelve months ago, according to a survey by Accenture

Cranfield sets up procurement centre

Cranfield School of Management and the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply have created the Centre for Strategic Procurement and Supply Management at Cranfield

Customer driven supply chains under scrutiny

What can you do to make your supply chain more responsive to the needs of your customers? This key issue will be up for discussion at the Logistics Manager conference in Birmingham next month

Extended value

The Extended Supply Chain conference programme is packed with strategic insight, innovative thinking and useful tools for enhancing visibility, responsiveness and flexibility across the supply chain. Here's what to expect. By Nick Allen.

Huddersfield students make Fresh Connection

The University of Huddersfield has become the first UK university to incorporate the Fresh Connection supply chain strategy game into its logistics degree programmes

Learn the secrets of Europe’s top supply chains

The leaders of some of Europe’s top supply chains will be sharing their experience and insights at the new 121 Supply Chain Excellence Summit 2011, which takes place in London on 14th June

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