Institute of Grocery distribution (IGD) chief executive, Joanne Denney-Finch, has said the UK food and grocery businesses must “stop thinking so rationally”. This comes after the release of IGD research which found that the industry must engage with customers on a “much more emotional level”.
Almost half of UK grocery retail directors say replenishment is still driven by gut feel, according to research by Blue Yonder, which supplies predictive applications of retail.
General union GMB is to ballot Bidvest Logistics members on Friday 14th October in a dispute over pay.
Packaging and food production company Dekapak Solutions has relocated to Goldthorpe Industrial Estate after agreeing a lease for 31,000 sq ft of food grade warehouse space.
At 6.9 per cent the UK has the third largest share of the global e-commerce grocery market.