Sunday 22nd Sep 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Stop thinking so rationally, says IGD chief

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”.

Grocery replenishment driven by ‘gut feel’

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.

Food packaging company relocates

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.

Hovis extends contract with Ceva

Bread-maker Hovis has extended its contract with Ceva Logistics for a further three years. Ceva provides dedicated vehicles, dedicated drivers and cross-dock warehousing services from its Mendlesham facility in Suffolk.

New NDC for Starbucks in extended deal with Gist

Starbucks has extended its contract with Gist, which is to secure a new shared national distribution centre in Coventry for September 2016. The logistics company handles in bound goods, storage, order processing and delivery to store for the coffee chain.

Morrisons renegotiates Ocado contract

Morrisons has re-negotiated its contract with Ocado to lift the restrictions on store pick, cancel the profit share agreement and reduce the Research & Development fee.