Warburtons has boosted the accuracy of its sales forecasts by introducing a new IT system

Manufacturing product file

Warburtons improves forecasting accuracy

By Rick Pendrous

Warburtons has increased the accuracy of its sales forecasts from 79% to 86%, following the replacement of its ageing IT systems, with demand and promotional planning software from specialist vendor FuturMaster. The project is expected to provide savings...

Premier Foods's recovery strategy was showing signs of success: Investec

Premier Foods recovery strategy ‘starts working’

By Michael Stones

Premier Foods’s recovery strategy is “starting to bear fruit”, according to City analyst Investec, after the manufacturer posted its first quarterly branded sales rise in two years last week.

Keep the noise down please

Keep the noise down please

By Hugh Williams

In the Williams household, the amount of bread we consume is stable and predictable. Around Bank Holidays, we stock up beforehand. But even that...

Future perfect

Future perfect

By Michelle Knott

When it comes to making a profit in the food and drink industry, mastering supply and demand is essential. Michelle Knott reports

Sunjuice in wastage drive

Sunjuice in wastage drive

By Elaine Watson

Smoothies, juice and soups maker The Serious Food Company is aiming to boost service levels, reduce wastage and improve communications between...