Jungheinrich UK Ltd

New senior appointment… Jungheinrich UK Ltd has announced the appointment of Jonathan Morris to the position of Sales Director – Corporate Accounts. Jonathan has extensive experience of the materials handling and logistics industry and has held senior national and international sales roles with a number of key suppliers to the sector. “I am relishing the challenge of developing Jungheinrich’s dominant market position as one of the UK’s leading suppliers of

Managing communication in the supply chain

Jeff Toms, Farnham Castle tells us more… Successful management of the supply chain relies on excellent time management and to achieve this effective communication is key. However, when operating internationally, where teams originate from different cultures, a host of issues become apparent and good communication is often one of the main challenges. Partly, this can be due to language, but less obviously, misinterpretation of instructions or general misunderstandings can be

Switzerland is worth a look

Mike Harling, Whitefield International Ltd… Switzerland is a lovely place. We all know that. What with the lakes and mountains, sun in the summer and snow in winter. A veritable paradise. Those of you who are financially well endowed can even rest your funds here to quietly accumulate or to purchase the ever reliable and strong Swiss franc (more about that later). Switzerland is often seen as an oasis of

Barloworld Supply Chain Software

Launches CINO V2 at Multimodal 2012… Barloworld Supply Chain Software officially launched CINO V2, its latest supply chain software for Combined Inventory and Network Optimisation (CINO), at Multimodal 2012 at the Birmingham NEC in May, with live demonstrations on the stand. CINO V2 is a multi-echelon inventory optimisation (MEIO) software application that enables a step change in the way inventory is managed through a complex network. “By combining MEIO with