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April 2004
Works Management;Apr2004, Vol. 57 Issue 4, p19
It is essential to recognise the continued importance of the manufacturing sector to Great Britain, says Julian Thomas, Great Britain manufacturing industry leader at Deloitte. The professional services firm is the lead sponsor of the 2004 Best Factory Awards, and sponsor of the overall Factory of the Year Award. Supply chain management is another issue that Great Britain manufacturing is not fully getting to grips with even though stakes are high. For many manufacturers, the cost of logistics is exceeding the cost of manufacture.


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