Supply Chain

Suppliers are kept waiting 50 days for payment, claimed Moore Stephens

Payment terms tough for suppliers

By Rod Addy

Food suppliers are being kept waiting for payment by the top supermarkets, with a maximum delay 50 days, Duncan Swift, partner and head of Moore Stephens’ food advisory group has claimed.

Shane Brennan has been appointed chief executive of the FSDF

News in brief

Distribution body gains new boss

By James Ridler

The Food Storage and Distribution Federation (FSDF) has appointed Shane Brennan as its new chief executive.

Granite: ‘I don’t feel like I’ve been at the same business for 23 years. I feel like I’ve been with five companies’

PROFILE

Logistics firm boss paves way for future talent

By James Ridler

With a wealth of challenges facing the evolving distribution sector, Steve Granite, chief executive of Abbey Logistics, explains how the firm is preparing for the future.

Adelie Foods has opened a depot in Cardiff and has expanded its Haydock and Tamworth sites

Food and drink supply chain round-up

By James Ridler

A multi-million pound investment by food-to-go business Adelie Foods, a new fleet of tankers at logistics firm Ralph Davies and the Freight Transport Association’s relaunch of its emissions reduction scheme feature in this round-up of recent developments...

The risks of changing suppliers can be mitigated through careful planning and management, says Fleming

OPINION

How to deliver a successful changeover

By Adrian Fleming

Adrian Fleming, managing director UK and Ireland at pallet pooling specialist LPR, discusses the challenges of changing key suppliers and how to do it successfully.

The Perth site investment will create 80 additional jobs

ABP to invest £17m in Scottish site

By Aidan Fortune

Red meat processor ABP has announced an investment of £17m for the planned redevelopment of its Perth processing plant in Scotland.

Automation and collaboration are key to helping operator prepare for Brexit

Tech to boost efficiencies for food storage

By Alyson Magee

Technology is playing an increasingly significant role in the drive to handle and store food and drink more efficiently, while greater automation and collaboration are helping operators proactively prepare for Brexit.

Moy Park's Mark Singleton and Shane McDonald were instrumental in reaching the six million per week milestone

Moy Park hits six million bird milestone

By Aidan Fortune

Poultry processor Moy Park has announced that it has reached a major production milestone, with the company producing six million birds per week for the first time in its 75 year history.

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