How 3D printing is changing supply

After 30 years in development, practical applications of 3D printing are now becoming commonplace and disrupting traditional businesses. Supply chains across diverse industries such as aerospace, healthcare and electronics are devising solutions to enable them to take advantage of market opportunities.  Doctors can print a model of a person’s heart before tackling invasive surgery and logistics…

Supermarket Mergers and Supply Chain Consequences

Since their acquisition of Argos back in 2016, it seems Sainsburys have been left with an insatiable appetite for more; and as we approach mid-year 2018, the FMCG retailer has revealed plans to merge with their supposedly regarded rivals, north of the wall; Asda. Following the successful integration of Argos into Sainsbury’s stores two years…

GH Multimodal18 Expo Interview

Managing Director of Gideon Hillman Consulting – Gideon Hillman, was interviewed by Freight Forwarder Magazine’s Matt Dailly, at Multimodal 2018. Attending the show for the eighth year, an ever-impressive turn-out on both days, ensured that Gideon Hillman Consulting received an excellent amount of interest, and a diverse range of promising qualified leads! View the full video interview…

Senior Executive, Marketing and Information Systems

Gideon Hillman Consulting (GH) are delighted to announce  the promotion of our Marketing Executive Natasha Raymond to Senior Executive, Marketing and Information Systems. Natasha has been promoted within eighteen months at the company, which is testament to her passion and dedication to the development of an effective strategy which encompassed a significant growth of GH’s marketing activities,…

Another Successful Year for Gideon Hillman Consulting

#Multimodal18 has now drawn to a close for another year!  Multimodal 2018 was a lively show, packed full of presentations in the ‘seminar theatre’, and a wide range of exhibitors, and visitors alike. 2018 witnessed the successful introduction of the Multimodal Mixer, an additional 2 hours of social networking from 5pm – 7pm within the…

ILX 2018 is next week!

  With less than 2 weeks to go, the Gideon Hillman team of Specialist Logistics, Supply Chain, and Warehouse Consultants are getting ready for the phenomenal February show, that is Intralogistex! To make it a show to remember, you can follow the GH team throughout the 2-day event, from Build-up day, via social media! The…

Re-defining The logistics of Brand Loyalty

Entering into 2018, the pace of consumer demand for ecommerce is not showing any signs of slowing down; and as innovative technology ever evolves; social and economic factors are increasingly shaping the way that consumers are able to communicate with, and purchase products from, retailers.   Influencing consumers’ expectations of excellence in every retail channel, –…

Retailtainment – The battle against ecommerce

Closeup shot of a jumping woman and man, with colourful shopping bags, concept image, 3D, to represent consumerism within retail.

The office for National Statistics (ONS), defines ecommerce as: “the sale or purchase of goods or services, conducted over computer networks by methods specifically designed for the purpose of receiving or placing of orders”. As we enter into a new year, and the evolution of technology continues to expand, more consumers are shopping online, fuelling…

Ecommerce and the Shape-Shifting Retail Industry

As more and more of our technological devices are connected to the internet, the fine-line separating shopping online and shopping in-store, is wearing increasingly thin. With smart-technology now the reality of retailing, responsible for the transformation of clicks ruthlessly replacing bricks and mortar; online shopping is where an increasing number of consumers are now making…

Gideon Hillman Consulting awarded CoachHouse Contract

Founded in 1976, Coach House is The UKs largest Wholesale and Trade Only Furniture and Giftware supplier, a family run business operating out of their 600,000 sq.ft sales, warehouse and distribution facility in Altham, Lancashire. The site boasts a 25,000 sq.ft themed showroom, open to trade clients throughout the working week. The Coach House product…