Century Logistics is earning a reputation in the logistics industry for its innovative approach to managing returns. Sleepy Saxham in Suffolk is not exactly the sort of hotbed of logistics innovation where a company winning plaudits for maximising the value from that most thorny of retail problems – returns – might be expected to be based. But Stephen Basey-Fisher, MD of Century Logistics, pictured, explains that the family’s logistics roots go back 200 years. “My family were geese drovers back […]
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