This event in Nottingham, UK, deserves a look. A Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply affiliated seminar, hosted by Medilink and supply chain consultancy Lime Associates, its aim was to bring medical purchasing and supply chain professionals together to take a look at unique issues associated with purchasing in the medical sector
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Online voiting is now open for the FLTA Awards for Excellence 2014, which will see industry insiders fly in from all over the world to reward excellence in forklift trucks and beyond
Continuing our spotlight on heavy load carriers, we take a look at Guangzhou Sunshine, a Chinese company that recently transported 200 tons of crane over the South China Sea to Indonesia
The following is a short report on one of Van der Vlist's operations, a company we have wanted to feature for some time now. Day in, day out, this expert solution provider in abnormal loads, out of gauge cargo, oversized transport and international heavy haulage throughout Europe hauls huge cargo - that would daunt most logistics providers - from A to B, often via C, D and sometimes Z... Expect to hear more from them soon on Supply Chain Digital...
Asia-Pacific's leading supply chain management company YCH Group expands Indonesian logistics network with new facility in Surabaya
GS1 is an international not-for-profit association with member organisations in more than 100 countries, dedicated to the design and implementation of global standards and solutions to improve the efficiency and visibility of supply and demand chains globally and across sectors, here, Simon Walker of Stibo Systems tells us all about it...
Complete with accompanying video showing the magnificent machinery in action, the following piece details UK freight company Freightliner's cost savings from the latest forklift engine technology
The Managing Director of a specialist supplier of hand and machine pallet wrap is warning that European police are being more robust in the application of the law regarding cargo security, meaning loads may fail to meet standards and cause difficulties to arise when transporting overseas if they are not secured with sufficiently sturdy pallet wrap
In the following piece, industry expert Luis Olivie provides us with five top tips on mapping out your supply chain to avoid pitfalls
Distributors and wholesalers to discuss e-commerce at the European Game Plan B2B E-Commerce Forum, hosted by enterprise software and on-demand solutions provider Hybris, a subsidiary of SAP AG, which has just announced the full schedule and seaker line-up for the event attended by representatives from leading B2B businesses
The following survey from Supply Chain solution providers Xchanging is based on the views of over 200 sourcing and procurement decision makers from across the European Manufacturing Service. Interestingly, nearly half of those who outsource their sourcing and procurement function are planning to increase spend, with an additional 39 percent keeping it at the same level, however a large number of companies are staying away from outsourcing largely due to preconceptions of the industry
Owner of Cadbury Chocolate and Kraft Foods Mondelez International plans to restructure its supply chain, using up-to-date methods including Oreo manufacturing lines that reduce operating costs by $10 million per line
New CEVA Logistics healthcare distribution hub to help speed delivery of vaccines and increase cold chain capabilities as it looks to expand its presence in the healthcare distribution sector
Dutch multinational appoints former China National Bluestar Group CEO as Head of Integrated Supply Chain as the company looks to make supply chain savings
Consumers around the globe today demand the highest quality in all aspects of a product. It is no longer enough to focus on assuring that products and services meet their specified requirements. Quality Management must provide more value to the customer, and that means it needs to become an integral part of a company's value chain. In this article the authors show how this new approach to Quality Management can work, turning it into a strategic asset with huge benefits for the company.
Top industry event brings together top names in the supply chain and logistics world and showcases the most innovative products and services
Britain's newest and biggest independent supplier of concrete, cement, aggregates and asphalt, Hope Construction Materials, has become the UK's first construction company member of the World Economic Forum
Huge American-style trade show attended by all the big names and thousand of professionals and enthusiasts is now open for applicants wishing to exhibit
Former Schenker AG and Siemens AG man Dr Detlef Trefzger to take the helm at one the giants of the logistics world, with immediate effect
Penske Automotive Group expands Australia and South East Asian operations with acquisition of Western Star Trucks Australia
Coca Cola work with World Wide Fund for Nature in meeting targets to improve sustainability, water efficiency and reduce environmental impact of global operations
Think-tanks say mining companies' Asian oligopoly under pressure as freight costs stabilise
NHS Supply Chain has invested in the redesign of its supplier packaging to decrease vehicle miles, cut costs and increase sustainability
New services include real-time pallet pattern changes and allow robots to operate up to 40% faster
After three years as Vice Chairman, Geoff Martin has been appointed the new Chairman of the Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA), succeeding Martyn Fletcher who is moving into the role of Association President
A&B Industrial Services checks out a number of emerding trends in the materials handling sector
Toyota Materials Handling has added a new pre-operational check facility to its I_Site fleet management solution
Following the implementation of its Sustainable Living Plan in 2010, Unilever has achieved over 30 percent sustainable sourcing in its supply chain
Toyota Material Handling UK gave a sneak preview of the brand new Toyota Traigo 80-volt electric-powered forklift at the IMHX last week
THE FLTA has announced ten 2013 Awards for Excellence winnerss, following its event last week which brought together industry expects from across the UK
With sustainable food delivery and consumption high on many organisation's agendas, the third Sustainable Food Summit has deemed supply chain efficiency as one of the major steps to be taken
Maersk Container Industry is urging the EU to enforce its environmental legislation regarding reefer insulation containing dangerous gases
Following strong growth in the UAE region, DP world has increased its container handling volumes
Adept Technology has released a new Automated Indoor Vehicle which is capable of moving autonomously through peopled locations
The world's first hybrid reach stacker developed by Konecranes, has not become available in the UK through solutions providers Cooper SH
Toyota Forklifts are extending 2012's year of safety campaign; 'Taking Care with Toyota', which provides free safety resources to companies
Companies that acknowledge supply chain as a strategic asset achieve 70% higher performance, according to the PwC Global Supply Chain Survey 2013. Holly Porter, CMO at GS1 UK explains how global information standards can be a powerful tool to support efficient and sustainable supply chain practices if placed at the heart of this strategy.
Hyster-Yale made a 42 percent gain compared to 2011's Q3 earnings
Toyota Industries Corp, an affiliate of Toyota Motor is purchasing U.S. forklift components maker Cascade for $759 million
Briggs Equipment have been shortlisted for a CILT award following the development of new customer simulation service.
The UK branch of Briggs International will has begun to merge assets with Barloworld, following the completion of the acquisition process
The Materials Handling Industry of America have forecast growth for 2012 and 2013
China has imposed restrictions on the import of waste plastic for recycling
A US Bill has inspired more companies to trace conflict metals in their supply chain, according to campaign group Enough
WPO President called on packagers to make 'declaration of sustainability'
Material handling products are meant to enjoy an industry growth of 4% year on year
The drought of 2012 blazes on in the Midwestern United States.
The ECHA has named 13 new chemicals to the SVHC list that are carcinogens, mutagenic, or toxic