Tesco is handling 20 million cases a month through its factory gate initiative ­ just one year after it was launched, says group supply chain chain director David Wild.
The major multiple started the project with its frozen goods suppliers and more than 90% are now participating.
Since then the project has been rolled out to its ambient grocery suppliers and it is currently starting to the operate the system with fresh produce suppliers. In total 500 suppliers are now involved.
Wild said that Tesco had tackled suppliers concerns through a collaborative approach and workshops.
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