Collaboration is key for supply chain innovation

Being faster, better and cheaper than the competition requires colleagues, partners and stakeholders across an entire supply chain to work together

How can you improve last-mile logistics?

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Forward-thinking technologies are being used to improve efficiency in the last mile of deliveries, which still account for a sizeable portion of supply chain costs and much of the traffic on our roads

Parcel delivery: should the customer be in charge?

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Some experts predict increasing competition between parcel delivery companies could change traditional market dynamics, with logistics firms having to differentiate themselves to win the loyalty of online customers

How subscription services are revamping retail

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Direct-to-consumer offerings, such as subscription boxes and buyer’s clubs, are shaking up traditional retail market dynamics by giving consumers a more personalised service

Luckin Coffee: the Chinese chain taking on Starbucks

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A startup is on a mission to overtake the biggest coffee chain in the world through its stripped-back, streamlined approach

Drone developments: massive potential for manufacturing

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Drones used in manufacturing are still very much in their infancy, but the possibility for aerial imaging, asset monitoring and safety inspection is exciting industry experts

How 5G and IoT are revolutionising logistics

While mobile phone users and service providers debate the relative cost and uses of 5G, the sector most likely to benefit from the high-performance network is the logistics industry

How medical drones can help save lives

Hospitals and clinics in congested urban areas and remote locations are trialling deliveries of urgent medical supplies by drones and mini-planes