Operators need to become better at walking away from uneconomical contracts, according to a supply chain expert, who pointed to KFC’s issues with its new DHL Supply Chain contract as a cautionary tale. Richard Wilding, professor of supply chain and logistics at Cranfield UK and chairman of the CILT, told MT that businesses of all sizes are guilty of not understanding their cost to serve. “There have been points raised that maybe KFC shouldn’t have gone for the lowest bidder.” […]
Former Norbert employee Kevin Richardson has been confirmed as CILT chief executive Steve Agg’s replacement.
Big improvements in the way huge amounts of data is analysed could soon lead to detailed risk ratings for specific roads at different times of the day, according to Matthew Hague, executive director – product strategy at Microlise.
The skills shortage and the industry’s image will be at the forefront of a workshop hosted by the RHA at the Microlise Transport Conference.