Supply Chain Management

The food supply chain could become more efficient by reducing waste at farms, claimed WRAP

Food waste on farms costs supply chain £30M

By James Ridler

The UK food supply chain become could become more efficient and competitive and save the industry £30M a year by tackling food waste on farms, according to a new report from waste organisation the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP).

The imported contaminated eggs scandal could have been avoided with better supply chain management, claimed Adjuno

Contaminated egg scandal ‘could have been avoided’

By James Ridler

The fipronil imported egg scandal – which saw at least 700,000 eggs contaminated with the insecticide enter the UK – could have been avoided with stronger supply chain management, claims consultancy Adjuno.

Respond to Food Manufacture's Supply chain and logistics survey 2017 now for your chance to win £100 of Amazon vouchers

Survey to highlight supply chain priorities

By Matt Atherton

The Food Manufacture Group is conducting an online survey to gauge the industry’s views on the ever-changing food and drink supply chain and logistics sector. Enter now for your chance to win £100 worth of Amazon vouchers.

Tesco’s chicken recalls could create rising tensions between retailers and suppliers: Crimson & Co

Tesco recall highlights supply chain issues

By James Ridler

Tesco’s recent recall of two chicken products, reportedly the first case of campylobacter found in cooked chicken, risks creating tension between suppliers and retailers, warned business consultancy Crimson & Co.

ERP raises supply chain efficiency

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ERP raises supply chain efficiency

By Rick Pendrous

Fresh produce supplier to high street restaurant chains, Reynolds Catering Supplies, based at Waltham Cross, near London, is using Infor’s M3 enterprise resource planning (ERP) system to raise order handling efficiency.

Wincanton has taken over the Britvic logistics contract

Britvic signs transport contract with Wincanton

By Rick Pendrous

Britvic, one of the UK’s leading branded soft drinks businesses, has placed a new contract for national transport operations for an undisclosed value, managing over 100,000 deliveries a year, with third-party logistics (3PL) firm Wincanton.

Direct to consumer channels could boost manufacturers’ sales by 5%, claimed LCP Consulting. LCP’s Will Shepherd pictured

Direct to consumer channel could boost sales

By James Ridler

Food manufacturers could boost their revenues by 5% by opening direct to consumer (DTC) supply channels, according to a new report from a global supply chain management consultancy. 

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