Features - August/September 2012
The phone call came whilst I was at the deli counter at Countdown one Friday morning, so the conversation was interspersed with announcements regarding discount deals on nappies and dog food, but started off with a question I've been waiting to hear ever since I started working on FTD: "How would you like to go to China next month?" read more »
By Lynne Richardson
China is one of the most important markets for growing the global economy, and logistics will play a key enabling role in this dynamic growth, ensuring international trade flows in and out of the country.
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Countdown has officially opened its new Christchurch Regional Distribution Centre (CRDC) extension at Hornby, with Prime Minister John Key cutting the ribbon on the 29,000 sq m facility on 11 July.
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By Walter Glass
"Denial ain't just a river in Egypt". So said Mark Twain in his usual laconic way. Perhaps though, the logistics and supply chain (L&SC) profession may be in denial in terms of its self-perception, especially around adequately promoting an image that informs the public of the important role that logistics plays, and attracts young talented people to the sector.