The March 2017 edition features a Special Technology Report on Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Solutions, with the views of experts from the vendor and analyst communities. Also, this edition features an exclusive interview with Pierre d'Imbleval, chief information officer, Renault Sport Racing,looking at how the organisation's IT estate plays a critical role in its success.
Critical and key issues in material handling, logistics and distribution
Critical issues are thought provoking articles relating to strategy,legislation,technology,best practice and the some of the most challenging business topics in the world of material handling.The articles in this section have been contributed by senior industry leaders, research analysts, trade associations such as the UKWA (United Kingdom Warehousing Association) BIFA (British International Freight Association), the FTA (Freight Transport Association) and the FLTA ( ForkLift Truck Association), as well as many others.
Other important topics covered in this section concern Health and Safety in Logistics with articles from the Health & Safety Executive (HSE).Taxation, government policy,climate change,recruitment and training schemes are all covered, as well as educational opportunities at various UK logistics educational facilities such at Cranfield University.
Mar 29, 2017 Comments (0)
Government Office for Science to address transport challenges of the future at Microlise Transport Conference
Mar 21, 2017 Comments (0)
A senior UK policy maker, who supports the Government's Chief Scientific Adviser in providing advice directly to the Prime Minister, will speak at the Microlise Transport Conference on the 17 May.
Mar 07, 2017 Comments (0)
The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has reacted to current speculation that Amazon and Uber may be about to launch their own global freight brokerage businesses by underlining "the vastly challenging and circuitous landscape" that traditional freight forwarders and brokers operate in on a daily basis.
Mar 01, 2017 Comments (0)
By Matthew Robertson, Co-CEO, NetDespatch.
Technology has transformative powers. It's not just enabling better ways of doing things but also driving the development of new products and the provision of new services.
Feb 08, 2017 Comments (0)
By Jonathan Bellwood, Founder & CEO, Peoplevox.
As the global retailing giant strives to maintain maximum share of shoppers' wallets, Amazon is now investing 1.5bn dollars in an air cargo hub to support a fleet of "Prime Air" freight planes.
Feb 07, 2017 Comments (0)
Brexit could seriously damage Britain's food supplies because customs problems could cripple supply chains.
Jan 31, 2017 Comments (0)
A major new study offers valuable insights into the current issues and potential strategic solutions to the current and future challenges facing food and drink supply chains in London and other major population centres across the UK.
Jan 25, 2017 Comments (0)
Picking the appropriate WMS system can ease the burden on retailers' hard pressed warehouse personnel, writes Jonathan Bellwood, CEO, Peoplevox.
Jan 24, 2017 Comments (0)
Continued digitisation of documentation and mobile workforces. But also continued strong growth for Push to Talk in areas such as security, crisis, logistics and healthcare. GroupTalks CEO Magnus Hedberg writes about what he believes are the strongest trends in IT and digital communications in 2017.
Jan 24, 2017 Comments (0)
For manufacturers, an effective goods-in regime – i.e. taking delivery of components and raw materials for production/sub-assembly and booking them in quickly and accurately – is key to production and storage good practice. However, for many companies this ideal remains a goal rather than a reality.