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Record success for Packaging Innovations 2014

Packaging Innovations NEC, the UK's biggest packaging show has broken all its records, attracting 6004 unique visitors over the two days, an 18 percent increase on last year, with 77 percent of exhibitors rebooking onsite for next year's show

Lean Sigma is not to be feared

This managerial concept combines Lean and Six Sigma, is concerned with facts over opinions and can be met with resistance. But while it may weed out the weak, it also reveals the praiseworthy

Five purchasing best practices for 2014, by DigiKey

Ready to implement new best practices in your organisation? Here are five to consider

How to overcome the challenges of 'click and collect', by Vocollect

With growing competition for online customers, the smart investment is in the warehouse, says Richard Adams, VP EMEA, Vocollect

Packaging Innovations two day seminar, February 26

A prestigious line-up of packaging and print experts has been unveiled for this year's Packaging Innovations learnShops seminar programme, with presentations from packaging Guru Lars Wallentin, DHL Supply Chain, Iceland Food and Procter & Gamble

Prevent waste and boost business, by DS Smith Recycling

Reducing your carbon footprint relies heavily in reducing waste output but often the need for product packaging makes this easier said than done, so what can you do to ensure you mitigate this issue?

European Cold Storage Association's Winter Conference

The Cold Chain world will meet in Maastricht, The Netherlands, at the end of this month, for a conference at which the European Union's F-gas regulations will be discussed

Supply Chain Management key to january sales success, by Infosys

Prateek Sinha, Associate Partner, Retail and Consumer Goods at Infosys discusses what retailers can do to make the most of a key month in the retail calendar

Dexion designs 3.5 million garment-strong Dubai distribution facility

The following is a case study detailing the project to design a high-volume distribution centre for a massive Dubai retailer with a weekly turnover of 1 million garments

Ten tips on setting up a warehouse in 2014, by Snapfulfil

Gavin Clark, CCO for SaaS warehouse management system provider Snapfulfil, gives his thoughts on the priorities when establishing a new warehouse

Four signs your WMS belongs to the past, by IBS Software

Industry expert and insider Bill Tomasi offers is his insight into what to look for when considering the shelf-life of your warehouse management system

New eBook on dock scheduling systems for food wholesalers, by C3 Solutions

C3 Solutions' latest eBook is entitled Dock Scheduling and the Grocery Industry - Opportunities for your Supply Chain

Photo gallery: TNT Fashion doubles sortation capacity at automated warehouse facility

The following is a case study from TNT Fashion Logistics, which has seen marked improvements at its warehouse in The Netherlands with help from SDI Group, a global integrator of automated materials handling systems

January returns: avoid a New Year nightmare, by VSc Solutions

VSc Solutions discusses getting returns and reworkable repairs back into the sales cycle fast following the festive period

Efficiently managing a warehouse, by A&B Industrial Services

The warehouse is one of the most important links in the supply chain. As the area where stock is delivered, stored and picked, the warehouse is a constant hive of activity, so it is important that it is managed effectively

Handling the Christmas increase in demand, by Makro

Christmas is the busiest time of the year for retail and as more and more consumers switch to online shopping the pressures heaped upon the logistical components to get it right has never been greater. According to IMRG and Capgemini British consumers could spend a record £10.8 billion online in December this year

Yusen Logistic's new Indonesia warehouse

Yusen joins other Japanese companies by moving into Jababeka, Indonesia, further expanding its reach in the country

Jungheinrich asks, are you getting value from your forklift supplier?

The forklift truck is an indispensable piece of equipment in warehousing operations, here Jonathan Morris of Jungheinrich discusses how to get the best value from suppliers

Eco-friendly warehouses have energy savings in store

Companies could save money and invigorate their workforce by investing in environmentally-friendly warehouses, or, by simply shutting the door...

Crimson & Co on 'Generation Y's impact on your supply chain'

In the following piece, Dave Alberts of fast-growing supply chain consultancy Crimson & Co discusses the issues that supply chains have in attracting and retaining talented staff

Increased cable drum storage capacity using adjustable pallet racking

To make the most of the outside storage space available at its recently revamped Aberdeen warehouse, Nokab - a cabling supplier - is using a combination of adjustable pallet racking and cantilever racking made from galvanised steel and supplied and installed by RediRack's Authorised Partner in Scotland, Axis

Electric scooters rev up the pace of warehouses

Large corporations like Hallmark, at their 300,000 square foot distribution centre, are turning to electric scooters to improve efficiency and reduce time spent on movement

DB Schenker's largest logistics centre in Japan

The logistics supremo DB Schenker has opened its to date largest logistics centre in Japan. It is located at Baraki, only 25 kilometers away from central Tokyo next to the Wangan Expressway.

Increased pallet capacity with narrow aisle layout

By reconfiguring its warehouse around a narrow aisle layout direct mail specialist, Anton Group has increased pallet capacity, while a switch to Jungheinrich materials handling equipment has improved operational efficiency across all of the company's intralogistics processes

Consumer behaviour changes require supply chain agility

Jan Tukker of the Foschini Group says retailers need to act fast to keep up with changing consumer behaviour, with innovative strategies required as opposed to single-issue solutions

JDA Warehouse Management to the rescue

Case study: Manufacturer and distributor of generic and specialty pharmaceuticals Teva UK Limited enabled pick-rate accuracy, quality control and regulatory compliance when fulfilling an average of 140 orders -- or 9,200 carton picks -- on a daily basis by using a warehouse solution from supply chain solution provider JDA Software

Sedex and Verité release supply chain fire safety findings

Fire safety issues are not confined to the developing world but are a widespread, global issue, according to first issue-led briefing by partnership of Sedex and Verité

Crack down on illegal chemicals with Verify Brand

Counterfeit chemicals entering chemical manufacturer's supply chains is a real problem across the globe, claims supply chain security specialist Verify Brand which has just unveiled its answer to the problem

Supply chain failures cause rise in insurance premiums

Supply chain failures are costing manufacturers more as insurance premiums rise, but there are steps companies can take to boost resilience

Warehouses on the edge offer opportunities

eCommerce brings opportunities for high-spec and local satellite warehouses in Europe, says Cordea Savills report

Institute's conference to address supply chain threats

Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply's Annual Conference will address threats to the supply chain and will feature high profile speakers

CIPS Supply Management Awards in September

Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply's Supply Management Awards will be held on September 11 with a number of notable entrants in the running for the prestigious awards

KNAPP AG achieves record fiscal turnover

'Recession' is not a word in KNAPP's vocabulary as the Austrian logistics specialist reports its second consecutive strongest year on record

CEVA builds Iberian chemical presence

CEVA has announced the construction of a specialist Chemical Storage Area in its Toledo site at Ontigola

Norbert Dentressangle aids UK market entry

Norbert Dentresangle teams up with DIY specialists Valspar to build a stronger UK presence

FedEx breaks ground at New York sustainable hub development

FedEx Executives broke ground this weke on a new 25,000 acre build-to-suit facility at the Riverview Solar Technology Park in Tonawanda

International Warehouse Group Looks to Benefit from new Trade Zone

International Warehouse Group is one of the first companies to apply for this designation to expand the FTZ to their Melville location

Damco expands Cambodian freight operations

The global freight forwarder has added a second warehousing facility as part of the expansion of CFS Operations in Cambodia, with combined capacity of 16,000m²

Expert advice: addressing the shift to e-fulfilment

Inna Kuznetsova, Chief Commercial Officer at CEVA Logistics explained why companies need to address the shift to ecommerce

Retail warehousing and distribution networks: Challenges and solutions

Gursh Atwal, Sales Manager at AEB (International) Ltd, looks into the modern requirements for Warehouse Management Systems and their role in the retail supply chain

Changing your Distribution Center to Meet the New Retail Paradigm

Chris Castaldi, Director of Business Development at W&H Systems outlines vital equipment developments to modernise distribution centres

Managing inventory in extreme locations

Arranging the supply of humanitarian aid from around the world is challenging enough, but what happens when these goods reach a disaster zone?

DHL announces €40 million investment in Indonesia

Plans include significant increases in transportation fleet, warehouse footprint, and staff strength by 2015, and launched new 17,000-square meter multi-user warehouse in Cimanggis

Save Energy in Your Warehouse to Meet Green Initiatives

Jim Huston, Manager of System Engineering, W&H Systems highlights a number of easily achieved adaptations which will make warehouses and distributions more eco-friendly

Make logistical property choices in the Supply Chain

Lisa Fitch, supply chain consultant at BNP Paribas Real Estate, the leading international property adviser, discusses how property decisions can affect the supply chain

Bonded Cargo Could Increase Uninsured Risks

Robert Mucci of Wolpert Insurance Agency outlines the risks that US truckers may face when hauling foreign imports

UK warehouses waste 3000 hours a year on poor processes

Intermec conducted a survey of warehouse managers who revealed that UK distribution centres lose nearly 3,000 hours a year as a result of unproductive workflows.

LME to change metal warehousing delivery rules

The LME has adapted the controversial delivery cap on metals in an effort to combat long queues to get metal out of LME registered warehouses.

Global Logistics Properties Expands Global Platform to Brazil

GLP has collaborated with three investors to purchase Brazil's largest logistics platform

Toyota Material Handling focuses on safer warehouses

A new signalling system by Toyota Materials Handling is designed to prevent collisions in warehouses

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