Food retailers Tesco and Carrefour are to enter into a long-term strategic alliance which covers the strategic relationship with suppliers, joint purchasing of own brand products and goods not for resale via a three-year operational framework to improve competitiveness.
Retailers Tesco, Target and CVS Health have joined Walmart in collecting data from suppliers to reduce environmental risk and cut carbon emissions in the supply chain, according to latest figures from CDP, the climate research group.
Tesco has started modifying its supply chain following its takeover of wholesale group Booker starting with the fulfilment of 3,000 Booker products from its Magor distribution centre.
Tesco has promised to reduce the amount of packaging used in its business and aims to move to a closed loop system, it has told suppliers.
Tesco is to remove ‘Best Before’ consumption guidance dates off almost 70 fruit and vegetable products to avoid perfectly edible food being thrown away.