A welcome award for dishibutors
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PHARMACEUTICAL manufacturer the Wellcome Foundation has won the Centre for Physical Distribution Management's 1985 Award for Excellence.
This award is made on the basis of a written submission describing a project, implemented in the past five years, for the improved use of resources in physical distribution.
A new warehouse near Crewe that became fully operational last October was the subject of the paper submitted by the Wellcome Foundation.
What particularly impressed the CPDM judges was the innovative L1SC of mobile data terminals oil the order picking trucks in radio contact with the warehouse and stock control computer.
The award was made at the Institute of Physical Distribution Management conference last week to the Wellcome Foundation's UK logistics division manager Peter Howarth.
Clifford Welch from Lloyds of London Press which sponsors the award deseribed the WeIlconie Foundation's project as a -major contribution to the art and science of physical distribution.