Thursday 9th Apr 2020 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Carrot spaghetti: supply chain hero?

It’s estimated that almost two million tonnes of food is wasted in the grocery supply chain every year. A study last year by WRAP, the food waste charity, calculated that action to increase prevention of waste could save businesses £300 million a year.

IoT set to drive change in grocery supply chain

Food and grocery companies are looking to the Internet of Things to improve their understanding of customers at the same time as reducing supply chain costs, research by the IGD suggests.

Morrisons in £1bn supply deal with McColl’s

Morrisons has signed a wholesale supply deal with McColl’s, which operates 1,300 convenience stores and 350 newsagents. In time it could be worth up to £1 billion a year.

Eggleton takes COO role at NFT

Chilled logistics specialist NFT has appointed Ross Eggleton chief operating officer tasked with ensuring operational excellence across NFT’s transport and warehouse operations.

Lidl to build 624,000 sq ft Eurocentral DC

Lidl UK begins development of Eurocentral DC

Lidl UK has begun construction on its new regional distribution centre at Eurocentral, North Lanarkshire. The site is to create an additional 360 jobs when it opens in Winter 2019.

Two Lincoln Co-op DCs to close

Lincolnshire Co-op is to close two of its food distribution centres in Lincoln; saving the Lincolnshire branch £1 million per year.