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.” […]
Transport minister John Hayes is to deliver the keynote speech at the Microlise Transport Conference.
The Fors Community Partnership is seeking to treble membership levels as part of its strategy to take the scheme national.
The winners of the Chartered Institute of Transport and Logistics North West annual awards for Education and Excellence, in association with Peel Ports Group and CAST UK, were announced on 14 June at a ceremony held at Manchester’s prestigious Midland Hotel.