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Supply Chain

Three ways suppliers can get their voice heard

When it comes to being heard by a retailer, accountability is key for suppliers. Retailers are busy, managing tens of thousands of products; getting in front of buyers and supply-chain managers is challenging. Ensuring the retailers have correct stockholding of their products is not something…

  • 27/09/2019

Why digital trust can overcome counterfeiting and power tomorrow’s super brands

As new supply chains evolve in response to today’s digital marketplaces, like Amazon or AirBnB , the institutionalised trust systems that underpinned traditional supply chains, such as trust in a brand, must evolve to support new requirements. Connected consumers may base trust on a variety…

  • 16/08/2019

Examining track and trace technology

Track and trace solutions in all their various forms are currently all the rage. Retailers are increasingly looking to use metrics to demonstrate supply chain efficiencies and provide transparency over things like delivery times and sustainability information for a better customer experience, and…

  • 25/07/2019

Businesses must urgently solve their e-commerce supply chain

DHL Supply Chain, leader in contract logistics, has launched its latest research report on the evolution of e-commerce supply chains. The study shows that, despite understanding the vital importance of e-commerce on customer retention and satisfaction, most companies have failed to fully implement…

  • 10/07/2019

Collaboration for Oakland International and Jungheinrich

Oakland International and Jungheinrich UK have announced a long-term contract that will combine cutting edge technology and optimised processes to deliver business and environmental advantages across Oakland’s supply chain operations. Specialist in food distribution and logistics, multi…

  • 26/06/2019

GateHouse Logistics predicts data visibility will top demand of supply chain in 2019

"The year 2019 will see the supply chain become much smarter and more efficient by embracing the freight data visibility era," says Jesper Bennike, CEO GateHouse Logistics. Data unifier and aggregator GateHouse Logistics A/S today releases its annual outlook for the global supply chain industries.

  • 27/11/2018

Key considerations when entering into contracts with third party suppliers

By Andrew Broadbent, associate in Keebles’ litigation and dispute resolution team. Contract negotiations with supply chains can be complex and time consuming – but the cost of getting them wrong in terms of exposure to financial and reputational risks can be high and long lasting.

  • 28/08/2018

IDS-Q8’s cutting edge digital technology to enhance seamless truck operations

After a renewed agreement signed in Spring 2018, Waberer’s trucks are not only using IDS filling stations during their international operation throughout Europe but the company group has now successfully completed the initial test period concerning IDS’s contactless payment system. The…

  • 21/08/2018

Keeping a successful log of your cold chain compliance systems

Cold chain compliance models are a quick and easy solution for efficient optimisation of your temperature management operations. This makes their implementation and ongoing management an essential part of the supply chain and for correct handling of materials and substances. Here, Derek Way…

  • 06/07/2018

See when casks are running empty

Summer festival season, and for many, time for nothing better than a pint of real ale to quench the thirst. But when demand is high it’s especially important for the busy bartender to know when the gravity fed cask is nearing empty. No one wants to serve, or be served, a glassful of sediment…

  • 30/06/2018