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Jackson’s Bakery plans £5.5m investment

Jackson’s Bakery plans £5.5m investment

By Ben Bouckley

Hull based Jackson’s Bakery has announced plans to spend £5.5m on two new buildings and complementary machinery at its existing site, potentially creating up to 40 new jobs.

Spot the real invisible man

Spot the real invisible man

By Hugh Williams

The villains broke into the flat. They moved cautiously. Suddenly, as if by magic, a chair flew across the room in their direction. They quickly aimed their pistols towards the corner where the chair once stood but there was no one to aim at. To their...

The forecast for tomorrow is...

The forecast for tomorrow is...

Of all supply chain planning processes, sales forecasting often causes the biggest headaches.Ideally, everyone should work from the same numbers,...

Ready, steady, go

Ready, steady, go

By Rick Pendrous

Producing a line of own-label ethnic ready meals for Asda is no mean feat. S&A Foods talks to Rick Pendrous about life on the short shelf

Hijacking sales and operations planning

Hijacking sales and operations planning

By Hugh Williams

It happened to lean and also to advanced planning and scheduling before that. Now it has happened to sales and operations planning (S&OP). Some...

Savour the benefits of production scheduling

Savour the benefits of production scheduling

By Rick Pendrous

Peter Hunt's Bakery Foods, the Bolton-based savoury products baker, is starting to see the benefits of improved production planning since installing...

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