Overstocking could be costing your business more than £76k, claims Unleashed


Food manufacturers dangerously overstocked

By Gwen Ridler

UK food manufacturers are dangerously overstocked and could be missing out on an average cash windfall of more than £76k as they recover from last year’s ‘overstocking crisis’, according to inventory management software provider Unleashed.

Lewis: 'In the countdown to Christmas, it’s not just the price for space that is spiralling, it’s also the demand and so the little remaining warehouse space for new stock becomes especially costly'


Warehouse costs: Auditing ahead of the festive period

By Andy Lewis

Andy Lewis, retail and operations director at surplus food redistribution expert Company Shop Group, discusses need for businesses to reconsider the stock that they currently have tied up in expensive third party warehouses ahead of the busy festive trading...

Somerfield on PCC prowl

Somerfield on PCC prowl

As I explained last month, Somerfield is desperate to reduce its supply chain costs.Its chosen approach is to build PCCs (pre-consolidation centres)....

Transparency is the key to happiness

Transparency is the key to happiness

I recently came across a bad example of a warehouse draft contract, which failed the two basic rules of 'fit for purpose' for relationships where the...


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