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White Papers

 

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White Papers

A selection of white papers written by our team is listed below.   You are invited to circulate them or use information provided there-in;  we just simply ask for you to acknowledge the source.

» How Logistics Providers are innovating to re-shape their business – Part 1

Third Party Logistics providers have a tough time, for instance in the retail supply chain they’re squeezed in both directions – by the mighty retailers and by the cost conscious importers and manufacturers. So what is the answer? Over the next series of white papers we’ll explore some case studies to see how some 3PL’s are succeeding.

In Part 1 we’ll look at how Third Party Logistics Providers are striving to innovate in order to add more value to the work they do with their clients – this being their big opportunity to break out of the cut throat business of traditional storage and haulage.

 

» How Logistics Providers are innovating to re-shape their business – Part 3

In Part 3 we look at the technology behind these operations, and also have a look at a logistics provider who has taken a novel twist to the warehouse rental model.

» Selecting and Implementing a Warehouse Management System

This White Paper takes you through the selection and implementation of a Warehouse Management System (better known as a WMS) and answers question such as: When would you want a WMS? How do I select a WMS partner? What are the steps to putting in a WMS?

» The Middle East – Growth all round

The Middle East brings up different pictures in the minds of different people – from Bedouins and Camels in the Desert through to the Burj Dubai; the Worlds’ tallest building – and in some respects logistics, supply chain and warehousing mirror these contrasts – from the basic to the World Leading.

» A Guide to Warehouse Racking and Storage Types

The ducument is a comprehensive guide to location marking specification, truck types, location label set up, location check digit, label types and more.

» How Logistics Providers are innovating to re-shape their business – Part 2

In Part 2 we’ll look at how one 3PL is helping an importer of tableware to grow their business.

» How Logistics Providers are innovating to re-shape their business – Part 4

In Part 4 we’ll look at how one 3PL is helping a maintenance management company to grow their business.

» Customs and Excise Basics

This is a brief document to explain the key principles of communicating, whether electronically or by paper, to HM Revenue and Customs those details relating to warehousing activities.

» Warehouse Management Systems – the Whys and Wherefores

Why would you want a Warehouse Management System (better known as a WMS), and why wouldn’t you? This short briefing will hopefully answer most of your questions. Read on!

»  Telematics and GPS – the Why’s and Where-fore’s

We’re bombarded in the press with terms like GPS tracking, telematics,  fleet management, transport management …. the list goes on.   The big question is – what should you buy and why ?

you want a Warehouse Management System (better known as a WMS), and why wouldn’t you? This short briefing will hopefully answer most of your questions. Read on!

» The Changing Face of Logistics

The impact of technology in the 21st century has been to change our behaviour, and the way we interact with each other. Our new behaviours as consumers have actually created an entirely new logistics regime. Document courtesy of Michael Stockdale, Managing Director at B2C Logistics.