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Read More about Hatmill Huddle replay – Performance: the high cost of low morale

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Hatmill Huddle replay – Performance: the high cost of low morale

Hatmill’s Founder and CEO Simon Dixon and our organisational readiness expert Linzi Parry discuss the risks of low engagement and the value of a support network to boost your team’s […]

Read More about Hatmill Huddle replay – Improve your supply chain project results: Why siloed working is hurting your profit and your people

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Hatmill Huddle replay – Improve your supply chain project results: Why siloed working is hurting your profit and your people

Hatmill’s Founder and CEO Simon Dixon joins our organisational readiness expert Linzi Parry to discuss the pitfalls of siloed working and the impact dislocated teams can have on your bottom […]

Read More about Hatmill Huddle replay – Improve your supply chain project results: Focusing on capacity & capability

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Hatmill Huddle replay – Improve your supply chain project results: Focusing on capacity & capability

Hatmill’s Founder and CEO Simon Dixon joins our organisational readiness expert Linzi Parry to discuss how to improve your supply chain project results, exploring real world scenarios. Discover the pitfalls […]

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Finalists for Everywoman 2023 awards

We are pleased to announce that our very own Hazel Beasley and Naomi Harryman-Hassan are both finalists for Everywoman 2023 awards.

Read More about Working in silos; why businesses need to burst their bubbles

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Working in silos; why businesses need to burst their bubbles

In busy operational environments, one of the challenges we see that hinders the speed and size of payback from new initiatives is teams working with their heads down. They are […]

Read More about A marathon, not a race

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A marathon, not a race

Aaron Thomas, Consultant at Logistics and Supply Chain Consultancy, discusses the urgency of Net Zero, and how to achieve it.

Read More about Improve your supply chain project results: Focusing on capacity & capability

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Improve your supply chain project results: Focusing on capacity & capability

A vital, yet often forgotten, element of delivering benefits from a project is making sure the organisation as a whole is ready for it.  Projects can be compared to a journey, […]

Read More about New Hatmill Huddle Series: Improve your supply chain project results

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New Hatmill Huddle Series: Improve your supply chain project results

If you’re looking for efficiencies or payback on supply chain and logistics investment, you can’t afford to miss our new Hatmill Huddle series ‘Improve your supply chain results’.

Read More about Starting your career in a company with no hierarchy

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Starting your career in a company with no hierarchy

Katie Nickmans, Consultant at Hatmill Logistics and Supply Chain, talks to some of the young professionals of Hatmill about their journey into the world of logistics, working at a consultancy […]

Read More about Award winning – The affordability of warehouse rents (a Savills report)

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Award winning – The affordability of warehouse rents (a Savills report)

We are delighted to announce that ‘The affordability of warehouse rents’, a report written jointly by Hatmill’s CEO, Simon Dixon and Savills, Kevin Mofid has won The Society of Property […]

Read More about Eight steps to beat peak fatigue

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Eight steps to beat peak fatigue

Nik Pamplin suggests eight steps to navigate the difficult peak period, and ensure a successful next season.

Read More about Peak trading: Nothing else can drive such terror into the hearts of logisticians

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Peak trading: Nothing else can drive such terror into the hearts of logisticians

This month, it felt topical to share a couple of articles on the most dreaded of dark arts – planning for peak (and recovering afterwards!). Nothing else can drive such […]

Read More about When forecasts speak a different language

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When forecasts speak a different language

In the battle for top-down versus bottom-up forecasting, the victim is a pragmatic, planning forecast that helps to better plan labour, space and resource. The solution? Purpose-led forecasting.

Read More about We live and breathe delivery – it is the underlying rhythm of our industry

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We live and breathe delivery – it is the underlying rhythm of our industry

Logistics and supply chain has always been focussed on delivery. As practitioners we are tasked with delivering to our customers on time and in full, within (and preferably under!) budget.

Read More about “For people who don’t know which direction to go, there is only one direction: To stay where they are.”

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“For people who don’t know which direction to go, there is only one direction: To stay where they are.”

Mehmet Murat ildan is not a supply chain professional, and I doubt he’s been quoted in this publication before, but the contemporary playwright’s commentary on the folly of undirected endeavour […]

Read More about Selecting a site: The affordability of warehouse rents (a Savills report)

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Selecting a site: The affordability of warehouse rents (a Savills report)

Hatmill’s CEO, Simon Dixon, writes about selecting a warehouse site in Savills latest report ‘The affordability of warehouse rents’.   

Read More about In 2021 flexibility is the key to solving supply chain challenges

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In 2021 flexibility is the key to solving supply chain challenges

In conversation with procurement consultancy firm Proxima, Hatmill’s founder Simon Dixon discusses how supply chain challenges posed by COVID-19 and Brexit will continue into 2021. Embracing technology and automation, and […]

Read More about Challenging, rewarding, defying the impossible: Building a supply chain network to deliver PPE to the front line.

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Challenging, rewarding, defying the impossible: Building a supply chain network to deliver PPE to the front line.

I’ve just finished a 14-week spell working to build a network to deliver #PPE to the @NHS. I can honestly say it was the hardest yet most rewarding job I […]

Read More about Preparing Your Supply Chains for the Logistics of Brexit

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Preparing Your Supply Chains for the Logistics of Brexit

With many businesses still reeling from the impact of COVID 19 on their supply chains and their business, there’s another major wave coming on the horizon – Brexit.