26 July 2014

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

News

TNT cancels sale of Brazilian domestic business
TNT Express has decided to retain its domestic operations in Brazil, after judging it impossible to complete a transaction on acceptable terms with potential bidders...

Neovia wins Mercedes contracts in Canada and South Africa
Neovia Logistics has won warehouse services contracts with Mercedes Benz in Canada and South Africa...

CIPS teams up with Peter Jones academy
The Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply has teamed up with The Peter Jones Enterprise Academy, to launch the CIPS Negotiation Challenge 2014, for a third year...

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Viewpoint

What's in a role?
I have been modelling supply chains and processes for more than 15 years - since before we even had modelling tools. A lot of my time is spent creating ''use cases'', which is a posh way of describing what is happening in a supply chain ...

Fuelling change
The $100-plus barrel of oil has driven fuel costs for freight into sharp focus. Diminishing supplies and the voracious appetite for carbon fuels from China and India suggest that even a global slowdown will not restore oil prices to their previous...

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Features

Mars Petcare profits from planning
Mars Petcare had been in search of an IT solution to improve management of its sales and operations data, but a discussion with Oliver Wight has led to a different approach ...

Robin Proctor - Group supply chain director, Travis Perkins
Robin Proctor, group supply chain director at Travis Perkins, says the supply chain in the buildings and construction sector is underdeveloped compared with other areas. ...

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Corporate Insight

Understanding critical parts logistics
Maintaining a telecommunications network, IT system or an intricate piece of plant is a critical task for many enterprises. Ensuring that essential spare parts are in stock and available for field service engineers is of vital importance in fulfilling...

Challenges of the healthcare and life sciences sector
Late cancellations meant our November Roundtable discussion, supported by DHL-Exel Supply Chain, was somewhat bereft in quantity, but for quality this meant that our ability to drill down into some of the detail of a very idiosyncratic, not to mention...

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