03 September 2014

The latest supply chain news, views and features for the CPG sector

News

ACCO pick Manhattan for European DCs
ACCO, the supplier of branded office products, has chosen to implement Manhattan's Warehouse Management and Supply Chain Intelligence systems at its Halesowen warehouse...

TIACA calls for more recognition deals
More countries should follow the lead of the European Union, United States, Switzerland and Canada in pursuing mutual recognition agreements for air cargo security, says The International Air Cargo Association ...

TIACA calls on EU to postpone emissions trading scheme
The European Union should suspend implementation of its Emissions Trading Scheme for aviation and to instead pursue a global agreement of aviation carbon emissions through the International Civil Aviation Organisation, according to The International Air...

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Viewpoint

Efficiency is on the cards
The drive for efficiency in physical supply chains has benefited firms prepared to adopt new models and technology. Meanwhile, the financial supply chain has ground to make up if it is to avoid becoming a significant bottleneck. ...

Rethinking the unthinkable
Economic forecasters agreed there are tough times ahead, so a little imagination and future planning may not come amiss. ...

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Features

Green impact
In stark contrast to the strong rating of the significance of green issues to the development of the business only 23 per cent measure the carbon footprint of their products Over the last decade outsourcing the manufacturer of goods to distant,...

Ian Midgley, Chief supply chain officer, Unilever
How we respond to the pressures of population growth, energy efficiency, use of water, sustainable agriculture and so on will be the defining challenge for the future. How we do this is not an add-on to our supply chain work – it is our work. ...

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Corporate Insight

Balancing risk
Two major humanitarian disasters - the Burmese cyclone and the Chinese earthquake - provided a sombre backdrop to ''Supply Chain Standard''s Roundtable discussion on supply chain risk. But as Dave Food, business development director from the meeting's ...

Time to collaborate with the competition?
The need to develop sustainable distribution systems is driving new interest in collaboration, but companies still need to learn that logistics need not be a competitive issue, argues DEAN WYATT ...

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