July – August 2013


Editors Comment

  • FINDING THE RIGHT GROOVE

    Almost a decade ago when I got into the publishing business after my tertiary studies, besides harbouring the goal to become a millionaire sometime or another in life, I dearly wanted to leave my mark of excellence in the world of the media. Yes, I possessed passion so strong that I actually fathomed the idea of a Pulitzer one day down the road.... Read More

Industry News

Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Strategy & Business

C-Level Conversation

  • PUTTING THE PEOPLE FIRST

    FedEx has stayed on the positive side of things the recent fi nancial downturn through several innovative and customer centric products. KAREN REDDINGTON shares with Syed Shah her thoughts and philosophy on the business.... Read More

ADVERTORIAL

  • SMARTCARRIER A HIT WITH SWISSLOG CUSTOMERS

    A year after its introduction, several major customers have selected the Smart- Carrier storage and transport system for their operations. Companies like Hama GmbH & Co. KG, Fesco GmbH or Brødrene Dahl AS in Norway rely on SmartCarrier’s superior scalability, flexibility and high throughput levels.... Read More

LOGISTICS LOCATIONS

  • VIETNAM BOUNCING BACK

    Together with an ever improving infrastructure to accommodate logistical demands, the forecast for growth in all sectors this year certainly puts Vietnam at the forefront of the rest of Southeast Asiaʼs emerging economies according to MARK MILLAR.... Read More

Track & Trace

EVENT ANALYSIS

  • EMBRACING INNOVATION AND NEW TECHNOLOGY

    In essence, there is an urgent need for an overhaul in the air cargo industry to embrace new technology – and fast.... Read More
  • BROADER AND RISING

    The 2013 Transport Logistic event had promised to deliver in terms of scope and offerings. SYED SHAH draws his conclusions from Munich on how Deutsche Messe and Messe Munchen International delivered.... Read More

Handling & Storage

Last Mile

  • THE BOTTOM LINE

    When eff ectively executed, S&OP will deliver improved inventory turns and margins, leading to increased revenue, higher customer satisfaction and better use of capital according to RAMNA VISWANATHAN.... Read More