Neal Austin, logistics director at Morrisons, told delegates at the IGD Supply Chain Summit 2010 how the retailer has invested in supply chain to extend its reach in the south of England following the acquisition of Safeway, improved transport planning
ECR UK has launched a guide to explore alternative modes of transport to road, such as water and rail, as its next step in promoting good supply chain management. The Optimising Transport Modes guide assesses the use of alternative transport
Sainsbury’s has improved availability at its 335-strong chain of convenience stores by 2.2% and reduced wastage to an all-time low, according to Simon Stokoe, senior supply chain manager, Sainsbury’s convenience. Speaking at the IGD Supply Chain Summit 2010, Stokoe told
Lactalis-Nestlé, the joint venture between the French dairy company Lactalis and Nestlé in chilled yogurts and desserts in Europe, has integrated demand and supply to collaborate with retailers to meet customer needs and minimise waste. Presenting at the IGD Supply
Adoption of new consumer technologies and the growth of online retailing will create opportunities for retailers and manufacturers but supply chains will be driven by the need for shared information, according to the IGD’s head of supply chain, Tarun Patel.
The UK grocery industry has one of the most progressive and forward-thinking supply chains in the world and is planning for change, according to David Gordon, director of industry development at the IGD. Opening the IGD Supply Chain Summit 2010,
The UK grocery industry has set new targets for reducing waste in the supply chain. It is aiming to prevent or redistribute 75,000 tonnes of waste by 2012, equivalent to 5m wheelie bins of waste never being created in the
Leading supply chain directors from retailers and FMCG suppliers across the food and grocery industry will outline their plans for change and strategies to meet future challenges at the IGD’s Supply Chain Summit, 18 November 2010, QEII Conference centre, London.