Thursday 21st Jun 2018 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Beer supply chain crisis comes at worst time

A crisis in the carbon dioxide supply chain is threatening national beer producers and, in turn, pubs especially as England fans are expected to buy 14 million extra pints during the World Cup, the British Beer & Pub Association has warned.

Picture courtesy of Debenhams.

Debenhams issues profits warning

Debenhams, which recently revealed that it has started on a programme of warehouse automation, has warned that pre-tax profit will be up to £15m less than expected for the current financial year.

Staci acquires mda

Marketing distribution company mda has been by acquired by £250M European logistics business Staci to create the first  marketing logistics business for brands and retailers to operate across France, Spain, Germany, Italy, Poland, BeNeLux and the UK.

CGF against forced labour and unethical recruitment

The Consumer Goods Forum has called on businesses around the world to help fight all forms of forced labour from global supply chains by not tolerating forced labour within their operations. The International Labour Organization (ILO), the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB) reaffirmed this.

Pets At Home invests £2.5 million in automation

UK pet supplies retailer Pets At Home is to implement a £2.5 million warehouse automation project from Conveyor Networks at its e-commerce distribution centre in Northampton to drive efficiencies, deliver real-time visibility and achieve greater productivity across operations.

Mars tackles vanilla crisis

Mars has sent a team of associates to the Madagascar, the world’s biggest exporter of vanilla, to support vanilla farmers in restoring vanilla production, increasing food security for farmers and preserving the landscape in collaboration with Danone, Veolia and fragrance company Firmenich.

FoodLogiQ launches blockchain pilot

SaaS provider FoodLogiQ has teamed up with a selected group of its customers to test the application of blockchain to boost transparency within the food supply chain in a blockchain pilot. Companies involved in the pilot include AgBiome Innovations, Subway/Independent Purchasing Cooperative, Testo and Tyson Foods.