What is ‘Supply Chain Best Practice’?

July 29, 2016

Supply Chain Best Practice is, at best, a very vague term. Of course it sounds very positive and after all, who doesn’t want the best? However, it’s not a term we like. For us it alludes to a ‘one size fits all’ solution. In supply chain management, that is never true. Read more

A Guide to Logistics Acronyms

July 29, 2016

Every profession has their own acronyms, and they’re a great way of quickly communicating a profession specific phrase or reference. The logistics and supply chain profession is certainly no exception to this, so in this post we explain more than 50 of the most common supply chain and logistics acronyms in use in the UK today. Read more

10 Risks in International Supply Chains

July 28, 2016

Today’s global manufacturing marketplace features significant outsourcing and highly constrained lead times. Globalisation of supply networks provides more opportunities for growth, success, efficiency and effectiveness, but it also brings heightened risk in the supply chain. Read more

Bob Steele Joins our Consulting Team

July 22, 2016

We’re very pleased to welcome Bob Steele to our supply chain consultancy team. Bob is a leading expert in international logistics with 27 years of experience as a consultant working across the supply chain within manufacturing, distribution and service companies, in both private and public sectors. Read more

10 Qualities to Look for in Stock Control Systems

July 8, 2016

Supply chains are, by their very nature, dynamic and volatile. This means that managing the warehousing and distribution aspect of a supply chain is a process that requires diligent oversight and attention to stay on top of the ever-changing status of your company’s inventory. Read more

How to Set Up Asset Tracking with RFID

July 8, 2016

Tracking products from factory floor to consumer purchase has never been more important. From increasing government regulations and the importance of tracking safety and consumer recalls to the money-saving impact of proper supply chain management, setting up a solid asset tracking solution is a vital part of doing business in the 21st century. Read more