Supply Chain

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.

An estimated 1.8 million tonnes of food waste annually comes from food manufacture

FOOD WASTE

Government pledges £4m to fight food waste

By Noli Dinkovski

Four food redistribution firms have received a combined £4.2m in Government funds to take more surplus food from manufacturers and retailers and prevent it going to waste.

Manufacturers have been urged to use the Brexit extension to its fullest

Use Brexit delay wisely, firms told

By James Ridler

Food and drink manufacturers have been urged to use the extra time afforded to them by the latest Brexit extension to fully prepare for the UK’s exit from the EU.

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

Supply chain feature

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.