Supply Chain and Logistics Newsletter launched

By Michael Stones contact

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Don't miss your free monthly update on supply chain and logistics
Don't miss your free monthly update on supply chain and logistics

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A new free monthly Supply Chain and Logistics Newsletter has been launched by the Food Manufacture Group.

Each month we will deliver the latest news, views and insights on the fast-moving consumer goods supply chain. If supply chain and logistics are important to your food and drink manufacturing business, don’t miss our monthly update report on how recent developments could impact your business.

Supply chain chaos at Calais

Our first edition covers the supply chain chaos at Calais, the need for trusted data to serve multi-channel outlets, the key role logistics is set to play in the growth of the Scottish economy, plus a host of other topics. Read the full content list below.

If you would like to register for next month’s free newsletter, please email Mike Stones​.


Topics in the first Supply Chain and Logistics Newsletter

Transport chaos in Calais 'must end now': FTA

The French government must act urgently to end the transport chaos in the port of Calais caused by striking French ferry workers, warns the Freight Transport Association (FTA), as further strikes were planned today (July 7).

Trusted data is key for 'omnichannel'

Food manufacturers would gain greater control over their supply chains by embracing E-commerce and optimising their back office systems, experts have claimed.

Scotland's growth depends on logistics

Efficient logistics are a key driver of growth in the Scottish economy, according to a new report from the Freight Transport Association. Read

Airport report: 'get diggers in ground at Heathrow'

Heathrow is the preferred option recommended by the long-awaited final Airports Commission report - leading one business leaders' organisation to conclude: "get the diggers in the ground at Heathrow swiftly"..

Dairy sector needs 'urgent help' after 'devastating blow'

The dairy industry has been hit with "another devastating blow" as Arla Foods has cut its milk price, calling for urgent help from industry and government, according to the National Farmers Union.

Nestlé questions its shelf-life needs

Nestlé has suggested that its packaging for shelf-stable products may in many cases be overspecified, and that a more sustainable use of materials could go hand-in-hand with reduced shelf-life.

Poundland plans new '800 job' distribution centre

Poundland is to create up to 800 jobs with a new distribution centre in Wigan.

Fatal forklift accident at transport firm

A fatal forklift accident at a Lincolnshire transport and storage firm has claimed the life of a worker and resulted in a £125,000 fine for his employer.

Food supply chain needs protection in Calais crisis

Food manufacturers should protect their supply chains from the "warzone" created by the strike action and illegal migrant crisis unfolding at the port of Calais, warns a leading risk management consultant.

Millions of pounds of food wasted by Calais crisis

Millions of pounds worth of food is being wasted and the whole UK supply chain threatened by the migrant crisis is Calais - which has become like a "warzone" - warns the Freight Transport Association.


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