Supply Chain

Gridlock and congestion in European cities

There are two main culprits that create traffic congestion: road freight and passenger vehicles. Both types of transport, unfortunately, have to share the same limited road space. Congestion means slower speeds and therefore longer trip [...]

Networking tips for freelance business writers

Your schedule for the next two months is full, that's great. You really don't feel like putting in the effort required to market your services at the upcoming three-day conference in your city. But you [...]

The logistics of live entertainment – rock on

The next time you go to a rock concert, or to the London Philharmonic, spare a thought for the people who make it happen.  The statistics are scary. On Bruce Springsteen’s recent Wrecking Ball tour, [...]

Soft and hard robots and pilot-less ships

Robots have been used for many years within the supply chain to handle simple repetitive tasks and the heavy lifting. Moving products from one area of a warehouse to another is laborious, requires little skill [...]

What is category management in procurement?

Organizations that are reactive in their purchasing activities and have no clear procurement goals are now realizing that they are not getting the best value out of their third party controllable spend.  By processing day-to-day [...]

Fast Fashion logistics – which road to success?

The fashion industry is fast-paced and highly globalized, with clothing designed in one country, raw materials sourced from another, manufactured in yet another, and despatched to customers in any number of other countries. This is [...]