Supply chain preparedness at Christmas

As the Christmas rush begins in earnest with consumers encouraged to buy gifts early thanks to premature discounting and offers, it is easy to...

Comment: Improving the supply chain for Christmas

Whilst we are all urged to remember the real meaning of Christmas, in reality, for most people, the single most important factor in the...

The Future of Retail

The bright lights of New York provided the perfect backdrop for innovative mobile technology giant Motorola Solutions to launch its latest technology aimed at...

Asda latest grocer to announce Jubilee events

Supermarket Asda is the latest retailer to announce its support of this summer‘s national events as grocers across the UK compete to entice excited...

Comment: Greening the Supply Chain

By definition, indirect carbon emissions are outside of a company‘s direct control, so reducing them can be challenging. According to research by Carbon Trust...

Waitrose sales up 6.2% in Christmas build-up

Total sales at upmarket grocer Waitrose were up 6.2 per cent on last year for the week to December 10th 2011, as customers stocked...

Retailers fear extra £100m food storage bill

The government needs to do more to prevent retailers incurring a new bill of “at least £100 million” caused by proposed changes to food...

Kingfisher extends logistics contract with Damco

DIY group Kingfisher has extended its contract with logistics provider Damco through to 2014, it has been announced. Covering the international supply chain management...

Westfield partners with DHL for consolidation centre

Distribution & logistics specialist DHL has announced a new partnership with shopping centre owner Westfield Group as it seeks to carry out dock management...

Logistics execs to benefit from new mentoring scheme

Senior supply chain professionals will now be able to tap into the expertise of experienced industry players following the launch of an official mentoring...

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