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.” […]
The deputy head of the FTA will talk about what the association believes are the five most pressing industry issues at this year’s Microlise Transport Conference.
Road tolling was a key topic discussed at a fringe seminar hosted by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport at this week’s Conservative Party Conference in Manchester.
Abbey Logistics Group is to roll out Microlise software across its fleet of 350 trucks, replacing the three separate systems it has been using to date.