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The offer of Ashfield and Mansfield has enhanced value through its proximity to world-class logistics and supply chain research centres and high-quality Further Education-level training provision at the local college.

We recognise and understand businesses continuous drive to gain a competitive edge through improving operational efficiency and reducing costs.  Our areas proximity to supply chain expertise and technology are vital in this drive to support businesses.

The Logistics and Supply Chain Management (LSCM) Research Centre, University of Sheffield

The Logistics and Supply Chain Management (LSCM) is an international research centre focusing on research, development and the application of leading-edge, multi-disciplinary work which impacts on logistics and supply chain management nationally and internationally.  The centre works with various stakeholders including academies, industrialists, businesses and policy makers on R&D, knowledge exchange, consultancy, executive education and training.

 

Centre for Supply Chain Improvement, University of Derby

The Centre has three focuses: technology innovation, system improvement, and process re-engineering and works with a wide variety of organisation.  The Centre’s specialisms include: systematic innovation, lean and agile manufacturing, quality management, responsive supply chain, low carbon/sustainable supply chain and logistics, cost and system optimisation, system modelling and simulation, artificial intelligence, cloud computing, and more.

 

Transport & Logistics Forum, East Midlands Chamber of Commerce

Meeting bi-monthly, this forum aims to address specific issues affecting businesses such as rail distribution, capital investment into the region, impact of trading times, improving links to ports and airports, impact of new regional and national distribution centres and issues of transporting dry goods.

 


 
 
 
 

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