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Bakers dismiss call to axe wheat treated with glyphosate Subscription

20 Jul 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

Soil Association asks leading supermarkets and bakery brands to reject chemical

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FDF calls for urgent talks with retailers on factory audits Subscription

30 Jun 2016 | By Ian Quinn

Director general Ian Wright claims factory audits are placing an unreasonable burden on supplier

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Carlsberg UK to outsource porterage to DHL’s Tradeteam Subscription

30 Jun 2016 | By Lisa Riley

The brewer will no longer provide its own porterage services

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Menzies Distribution workers vote to strike over 'pitiful' pay offer Subscription

29 Jun 2016 | By Ellis Hawthorne

Unite members voted 86% in favour of strike action and 91% for industrial action short of a strike

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Drop and drive 'still costing suppliers millions' Subscription

23 Jun 2016 | By Kevin White

‘Drop and drive’ discrepancies are still costing suppliers “hundreds of millions a year”

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Modern slavery toolkit released by Stronger Together

15 Jun 2016 | By Carolyn Robertson

Business alliance calls for all companies to mitigate the risks of modern slavery in their operations

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Brexit fears trigger delays in supply chain investment

14 Jun 2016 | By Ellis Hawthorne

80% of supply chain professionals ranked Brexit as one of the most important concerns

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Europe eyes GCA-style regulator as MEPs vote on trading Subscription

09 Jun 2016 | By Kevin White

An EC spokeswoman said it would “reflect in detail” on the resolution passed by MEPs

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Investors urged to up pressure on seafood sustainability Subscription

09 Jun 2016 Updated: 09 Jun 2016 | By Carina Perkins

A new report claims the global seafood supply chain is inherently risky

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Wincanton wins long-term contract with label suppliers LDH Subscription

20 May 2016 | By Ellis Hawthorne

Wincanton has won a long-term contract with LDH, a leading UK supplier of ambient own-label products

Gist

Gist opens news SE distribution centre in Hemel Hempstead

13 May 2016 | By Ellis Hawthorne

Gist is opening a new distribution centre to serve food manufacturers in London and the South East

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Nisa's delivery app has cut calls to its helpdesk by 20%

13 May 2016 | By Ellis Hawthorne

The app allows retailers to find real-time progress updates on the status of their deliveries…

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Bibby renews distribution contract with Mizkan Euro Subscription

06 May 2016 | By Ellis Hawthorne

Mizkan Euro has extended the contract it originally awarded to Bibby in 2013 for an undisclosed sum

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Tesco puts nine-DC haulage contract out to tender Subscription

04 May 2016 | By Ian Quinn

Haulage giant Eddie Stobart has held the contract since 2012

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DK Fulfilment picks up supply chain operations of ACE Exports Subscription

24 Apr 2016 | By Ellis Hawthorne

ACE Exports has outsourced its supply chain process to Coventry-based DK Fulfilment

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Philip Eaves made director of supply chain at Farmdrop Subscription

22 Apr 2016 | By Ellis Hawthorne

Farmdrop recently launched one-hour slot, seven-day deliveries from its zero-emission vans

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Price war behind rocketing food producer insolvency levels Subscription

11 Apr 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

The figures have prompted calls for stronger action from the Groceries Code Adjudicator to protect suppliers

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Government to call for evidence on wider Adjudicator remit Subscription

08 Apr 2016 | By Ian Quinn

The government is to launch an official call for evidence over its plans to extend the powers of GCA to cover suppliers

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Bestway to roll out cloud-based retail management system

04 Apr 2016 | By Ellis Hawthorne

Celtech kit collects data from Bestway’s existing EPoS system

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Aldi opens largest UK DC and training academy in Bolton

01 Apr 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

Discounter also set to open new £60m DC in Cardiff next year

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Adjudicator urges more transparency in retailer forecasting Subscription

31 Mar 2016 | By Ian Quinn

Christine Tacon this week published a new best practice statement for forecasting

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Partnerships must become top priority in meat, fish & poultry Subscription

22 Apr 2016 | By Adam Leyland

Never mind JBPs. The importance of collaboration is far deeper and more powerful in meat, fish & poultry

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Vertical integration: pros and cons of your own supply chain Subscription

22 Apr 2016 | By Carina Perkins

Vertical integration offers better supply chain security, so why are more retailers not embracing it?

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The Food Chain misses the mark with a mysterious journey Subscription

07 Apr 2016 | By Megan Tatum

The Food Chain should be a fascinating and topical addition to our weekly viewing

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Courtauld 2025 is signed - so can food & drink deliver? Subscription

17 Mar 2016 | By Ian Quinn

The ink was barely dry on this week’s industry commitment to slash food waste by 20% in the next decade

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How Formula 1 is helping to speed up supply chain forecasting Subscription

19 Feb 2016 | By Liz Claydon

Pressure on supply chains to deliver on availability, price and speed is mounting

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The gig economy: what can online grocery learn from Uber? Subscription

18 Feb 2016 | By Gavin Cleaver

Is there a way for the gig economy to help online grocery become more profitable? Or is it more trouble than it’s worth?

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Flood impact will be felt for months, warn logistics experts Subscription

08 Jan 2016 | By Ian Quinn, Ellis Hawthorne

Grocery is “praying for the rain to stop” after floods in the North

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As Black Friday returns, what of returns policies? Subscription

26 Nov 2015

The exponential growth in omnichannel retailing has made the returns process very complex

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Food security: today's investment is tomorrow's reward Subscription

12 Nov 2015

Searching for inspiration to design a long-term sustainability programme that captured the heritage of Birds Eye

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Modern Slavery Act will require retailer vigilance Subscription

12 Nov 2015 | By Liz Claydon

In 1833 the UK abolished slavery. Yet, over 180 years later the government has felt compelled to take further action

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