- Planned and Evolutionary Changes in Distribution Channels. Guiltinan, Joseph P. // Journal of Retailing;Summer74, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p79
Market forces influence channel evolution by providing pressure for institutional change, for the reallocation of functions, and for changes in channel member relationships. This article attempts to review and synthesize these streams of inquiry, employing a five-stage model of channel evolution.
- VIVE LA DIFFERENCE -- ONE OF THE REALITI ES OF THE EC. Bayley, Bob // Management Services;Sep91, Vol. 35 Issue 9, p20
This article is angled towards one indisputable common factor, food, its manufacture, retailing and logistics. Exel Logistics Inc. having concentrated on the Great Britain and more recently, North America have for the past two or three years been planning and now implementing a strategy for...
- LT 50 Index: Jan.-June, 2005. // Logistics Today;Aug2005, Vol. 46 Issue 8, p36
Presents a graph depicting on the performance of the companies that provide logistics services and solutions in the U.S. Total number of companies that had lower share prices; Percentage of increase in the share price of dry van truckload driver; List of LT 50 companies.
- Explaining Polemics. // Logistics & Transport Focus;May2004, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p70
The article presents information on the Polemics project to develop new national occupational standards in supply-chain management and international trade service in Great Britain in 2004. National occupational standards are used not only as a basis for the General National Vocational...
- Added ingredient. Walker, William // Plant & Works Engineering;Feb2016, Issue 403, p44
The article focuses on the need for any logistics company offering value-added services to have the needed depth of experience in managing logistics tasks and organising human resources. It states that any company lacking the assets to perform such as carrying out modifications to key components...
- Calculating RFID's Benefits. Kevan, Tom // Frontline Solutions;Jan2004, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p16
Discusses the benefits of the RFID implementation. Three primary areas from which retailers will benefit from the implementation; Costs to be incured by retailers and manufacturers; Efficiency of the implementation with regards to return of investment.
- Les dÃ©fis de la logistique de distribution Ã l'horizon 2035. Gozé-Bardin, Isabelle // Revue Management et Avenir;may2009, Issue 24, p217
This article presents the managerial conclusions of a qualitative research on the future of logistics' retailing up to 2035. After a brief reminder on the concept of logistics and an explanation of the methodology (i.e. the use of scenarios for the data collection), the article describes the...
- Retailers Acquire The Competitive Edge WHEN THE SUPPLY CHAIN BECOMES THEIR CORE COMPETENCY. Richardson, Helen L. // World Trade;Jan2003, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p36
Presents information on the competitive advantage of using supply chain strategy in retail trade. Importance of logistics and sourcing in retail; Advantage of having speed and execution in distributing and supplying athletic shoes; Use of consolidation strategy at Footstar Inc.
- Traffic Begins to Pick Up at Retail Ports. // Logistics Today;May2007, Vol. 48 Issue 5, p16
The article reports on the developments surrounding the U.S. retail ports in 2007. Monthly container volumes are predicted to grow each month from now through the summer. It is believed that July will reach an all-time volume record, followed by another record in August. Furthermore, forecast is...