Supply Chain

Warehouse mangers urged to seek clarity on forklift examinations

Managers urged to seek clarity over forklift inspections

By James Ridler

Warehouse managers have been urged to seek greater clarity over thorough examinations for forklift trucks, after Health and Safety Executive (HSE) figures revealed they were involved in 1,300 serious accidents each year – 50% more than heavy goods vehicles...

Stockpiling could lead to food waste, an expert has warned

Stockpiling plans could lead to waste

By James Ridler

Food manufacturers’ stockpiling as part of Brexit contingency plans could be counter-productive and lead to significant waste, a monitoring systems provider has claimed.

Regency started from a necessity and has grown into a supply chain giant

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Regency Purchasing Group: the benefit of insight

By James Ridler

Regency Purchasing Group managing director Alex Demetriou has created a significant business from industry insights, all due to a clear gap he found in the market.

Typhoo suffered a £20m loss in the year ending 31 March 2018 as a result of record high material costs and currency fluctuations

Typhoo posts full supplier list

By Helen Gilbert

Typhoo has published a full list of its global tea suppliers for the first time in a bid to boost wider transparency and accountability across the industry.

New SAMW president Andy McGowan has called for more support for the red meat industry in Scotland

New SAMW president urges Government support

By Aidan Fortune

The new president of the Scottish Association of Meat Wholesalers (SAMW) Andy McGowan has called on the Government to provide more support to the red meat industry, especially as Brexit confusion continues.

New blockchain-based traceability service could build trust in the beef supply chain

Blockchain service for beef products launched

By Rick Pendrous

A blockchain-based traceability service is being launched by auditing specialist NSF International, which aims to improve operational efficiency and cut costs for farmers while improving consumers’ trust in the supply chain.

Businesses' Brexit concerns involve stock, customs administration and training to equip staff for the UK's exit from the EU

‘Shout louder about Brexit’ urges supply chain body

By Helen Gilbert

Food firms need to shout louder about how they are affected by Brexit-related issues to make their voice heard alongside other industries, the boss of a key supply chain consultancy has claimed.

The EU Council's agreement to extend Brexit has had mixed responses from the food and drink industry

Industry response to EU exit extension

By James Ridler

The EU Council’s decision to allow the UK to delay its departure from the EU has been met with relief and scepticism by the food and drink industry.

Blakemore: 'We have to be more thoughtful in putting protein in front of consumers'

Compass boss: non-meat choices vital for future

By Rod Addy

Compass will increase non-meat options to enable its customers to offer more consumer choice, as trends such as veganism won’t recede, according to the foodservice supplier's chief executive Dominic Blakemore.

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