Supply Chain

The UK exported 1.2bn tonnes of dairy produce, worth £1.6bn, to the EU alone in 2018

Plea for Government support for dairy exports

By Rod Addy

The Government must support dairy exports for the sake of the industry’s future success, according to a report issued by the Dairy All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG).

From his origins in South Africa to his director role in the UK, Chep's Matthew Quin shares his journey through the supply chain industry

Supply chain profile

Pool of plenty: Diversity and efficiency at Chep

By James Ridler

Pallet provider Chep is on a mission to ‘illuminate’ the supply chain, creating greater efficiency and sustainability, as the company’s Matthew Quinn explains.

NewCold is 'actively looking' for a second UK site

NewCold on lookout for second site

By Noli Dinkovski

Cold-storage provider NewCold is on the hunt for a second deep-freeze UK facility after nearly filling its existing operation – the largest of its kind in the UK – a little more than a year after it was extended.

Supplier payments could be maid quicker through Pickstock's system

Pickstock enhances supply tech

By Helen Gilbert

Pickstock has introduced a new livestock management system that supports farmers through quicker payments and the sharing of individual animal data.

The sustainability of palm oil and GPS tracking feature in this round-up

Supply chain round-up: Palm oil and GPS tracking

By James Ridler

From sustainability issues in removing palm oil from food production to using Global Positioning System (GPS) tracking to land convictions, we round-up some of the latest supply chain news.

Pig price increase branded ‘insult’

Pig price increase branded ‘insult’

By Aidan Fortune

The National Pig Association (NPA) has deemed the latest increase in the pig price an “insult to the hard work of the industry”.

Supplies of alcoholic and soft drinks could be disrupted if strike action goes ahead

Drinks supplies at risk as workers threaten strike action

By Helen Gilbert

Supplies of alcoholic and soft drinks under the Britvic, Pepsi, Coca-Cola, Carlsberg and Coors brands could run short in some parts of the UK this summer if strike action at a drinks logistics business goes ahead.

Marples: 'Automated reporting, user-friendly dashboards, alerts and real-time notifications provide hugely valuable data'

Supply chain software firm finds fresh funding

By Helen Gilbert

Food tech specialist Authenticate Information Systems has secured a new funding round of £2.3m that will allow it to double the size of its software and data teams.

H G Blake has taken over Roofe Catering Butchers to help ensure a secure supply chain

Abattoir invests in supply chain

By Aidan Fortune

Norfolk-based abattoir HG Blake has purchased a local butchery business to help increase traceability along its supply chain.