To buy and track its globally sourced non food products Tesco has gone for an off-the-peg solution from US supplier Retek. The Global Sourcing System provides complete tracking visibility from point of manufacture through to distribution warehouse in the country of sale for Tesco's UK, central Europe and south east Asia regions. World non food buying director Christine Cross says the system has improved service levels to nearly 100%, while the single data entry point has brought administrative savings. {{FOCUS SPECIALS }}