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Benefits Of Optimisation

All businesses deal with the need to match customer demand against supply. How this is managed has major implications for profitability, since a percentage of the stock or inventory value will be spent on keeping it in a warehouse or store. This means you want to be able to move products through the system as quickly and cost-effectively as possible, without negatively impacting on the customer experience. What's more, the working capital cycle (the money you could be spending on...

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Due Diligence Checklist

When you’re looking to acquire a new company or make a significant investment, nothing is more important than thorough due diligence checks. After all, commercial due diligence is how you ensure that every investment is good for you and that the risks never outweigh the gains. A key part of this is undertaking a proper, organised checklist. This way, you ensure nothing is left out and you can be assured that you have completed your checks as accurately as possible....

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SONY DADC with The Logistics Business – COME TOP OF THE CHARTS FOR TEAMWORK

The 17th European Supply Chain Excellence Awards (2013) took place in style on 6th November at the glittering London Hilton on Park Lane. Hundreds of leading Supply Chain and Logistics Directors attended the Awards widely recognised as a trustworthy measure of the most outstanding examples of best practice. Sony DADC UK with support from The Logistics Business make it to the shortlist for two of the major Awards of the night - Supply Chain Operations and Team of the Year. The competition...

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Supply Chain Consultancy

So what exactly does a supply chain consultant do? In essence supply chain consultancy is concerned with analysing a business operation to identify ways to ultimately enhance and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the overall supply chain and logistics capability. By doing so it will ultimately increase the company’s profitability as well as providing a transparent supply chain that will subsequently improve the relationship that you have with your trading partners. A win- win situation. The way in which...

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Types of Project Management

Project Management is found in many places of work throughout the world. Different businesses and Industries require their project managers to use a slightly different subset of project management skills when working. This means someone working in construction PM might employ different tactics to one working on a design project.

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