Wednesday 20th Nov 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Plan to drive inefficiency from inbound grocery chain

GS1, the data standards organisation, has launched a Perfect Order initiative to tackle hidden operating costs, delays and process inefficiencies in the inbound grocery supply chain, while addressing the need to create a seamless shopping experience.

Milk curdling times in the supply chain

When was the last time you saw an automotive component supplier blockading a motor manufacturer? Or angry component supplier executives drenching themselves in brake fluid? I’d be astonished if you said anything other than “Never”.

Bibendum PLB extends Tradeteam contract

Bibendum PLB Group has extended its contract with DHL’s Tradeteam business for ten years. Tradeteam will manage the warehousing and distribution of wine, spirits, beers and soft drinks to all of Bibendum’s on-trade and wholesale customers in England, Wales and Scotland.

Greencore picks voice system for ‘Food to Go’

Greencore, the convenience food manufacturer, has chosen Voiteq’s voice-directed warehouse execution system to help modernise its “Food to Go” distribution operation in the UK and USA.

Are we seeing fundamental change in the food supply chain?

You could almost hear the sigh of relief among financial analysts last month when they saw Tesco’s first quarter results – there was clear evidence that the decline in like-for-like sales was being turned around.

Legislating for success

The horse meat scandal in 2013 put the focus on food supply chains and, not surprisingly, has led to more legislation. Alex Whiteman reports on how the market is changing.

Adelie Foods snaps up West London spec shed

Chilled Food to Go manufacturer Adelie Foods Group has agreed to lease a 102,900 sq ft distribution centre at developer Prologis’ Prologis Park Heathrow scheme in Hayes, West London.

Gill to head DHL Tradeteam

DHL Tradeteam has appointed James Gill as managing director, following Gavin Murdoch’s appointment as president and representative director of DHL Supply Chain, Japan.