Supply Chain and Logistics Blog

B2C Logistics

Successful B2C - it's all in the last 10 metres Since last year's technology shares correction, Australia has seen some high profile dotcom falls, stressing the importance of effective supply chain and good old customer service. The 'tech wreck' phenomenon has...

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Christmas Etail Logistics

Festive season etailing on track for 2001 Despite reports of dwindling traditional retail sales, online shopping’s continual growth over the festive season indicates that Australian customers are pleased with the service they are getting from local etailers. Recent...

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Supply Chain Teamwork

Teamwork maximises supply chain efficiency With the ever-increasing movement towards online business, all focus has shifted to optimising the supply chain for greater speed and efficiency. The key, according to management consultancy Logistics Bureau, lies in...

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Christmas Supply Chain

Christmas 2000 - ready, set, deliver! With this Christmas destined to lure more internet shoppers than ever before, etailers are working overtime to ensure they don’t mirror the well-documented delivery disasters of 1999. “Etailers don’t want to relive the...

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Etail Logistics

Fulfilment key to ebusiness success E-tailers that focus more on marketing than fulfilment run the risk of losing consumer and investor confidence, as the recent demise of many local e-tailers suggests. While marketing is certainly important, order fulfilment is a...

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B2C Fulfillment

Smaller distributors forge ahead in B2C fulfillment Logistics Bureau has identified a severe shortage of distribution companies capable of meeting the needs of an e-commerce economy. The consultancy is quickly discovering that small niche players, specialising in...

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Ecommerce role for new Logistics Bureau consultant

Simon Wrangham has joined Logistics Bureau's Sydney operations as principal consultant, specialising in information technology and ecommerce. Wrangham's previous role was IT manger for SmithKline Beecham where he project managed ERP implementations and logistics...

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E-Fulfillment and the distribution balancing act

There is a lot more to e-fulfillment than simply putting new technologies in place, according to Sydney-based management consultancy Logistics Bureau. Although contemporary logisticians must understand e-commerce and technology-based processes in order to remain...

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Managing Customers for Profit

Managing customers for profit – the pathway to riches Numerous manufacturing companies could be sitting on a goldmine, according to Sydney-based management consultancy Logistics Bureau – and their secret to success lies in managing customers for profit. Manufacturing...

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Ansett Collapse – Australian Supply Chain Innovation

Innovation the key as demand skyrockets Greater customer demand and an increased need for outsourcing are driving a trend for Australian logistics companies to band together and become more innovative in providing a broader range of services. With e-commerce creating...

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