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Major players drive GS1 data quality charter Subscription

21 Jul 2017 | By Ian Quinn

The 12 companies claimed the move could save more than £200m in costs and lost sales

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Gist buys 80,000 sq ft distribution centre near Motherwell Subscription

14 Jul 2017 | By Benedict Cooper

Move is part of a drive to step up its temperature-controlled food logistics operations…

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Gist agrees to end pay disparity at M&S Hemel Hempstead site Subscription

13 Jul 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Gist has agreed to give 23 workers on local contracts the same pay and conditions as employees on national contracts

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BrewDog strikes chilled warehousing deal with XPO Logistics Subscription

10 Jul 2017 | By Ellis Hawthorne

The contract will see XPO provide temperature-controlled warehousing for BrewDog’s stockholding of craft beer in Mossend

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Seabrook Crisps extends export reach with Aldi Australia deal Subscription

07 Jul 2017 | By Edward Devlin

The Yorkshire crisp brand has focused on growing overseas sales since the management team took over in 2015…

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Ocado names The Garlic Farm as Britain's Next Top Supplier Subscription

04 Jul 2017 | By Benedict Cooper

The Garlic Farm will be stocked on Ocado.com and receive a £20,000 marketing budget

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Blakemore replenishes delivery fleet with 22 new trucks Subscription

04 Jul 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

The fleet of Volvo FM11 410 Globetrotters are 10% more fuel efficient than former vehicles

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CCEP saves road miles with upgrade at Sidcup site Subscription

30 Jun 2017 | By Ian Quinn

It said the warehouse would save more than 10,000 road miles and 3,867 tonnes of CO2 a year…

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Johnson & Johnson joins Mars and Co-op on sustainability platform

29 Jun 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

The Manufacture 2030 platform, launched by 2degrees, will try to find ways to slash costs in company supply chains

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Tacon reads riot act to three mults over drop & drive Subscription

22 Jun 2017 | By Ian Quinn

The unnamed trio have been accused by suppliers of unjustly deducting tens of millions for drop & drive discrepancies

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Manhattan Associates appoints Craig Summers as UK MD Subscription

19 Jun 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

Craig Summers will manage all aspects of UK business including sales, professional services and customer service…

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Oakland Invicta to offer commercial border checks Subscription

19 Jun 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

Oakland International said it was already attracting a “keen interest” from major brands…

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Relex and Zenopt link to offer 'more accurate' staff planning

14 Jun 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

The aim of the system is to help retailers reduce costs while improving customer service

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Sainsbury's and M&S suspend links with Real Junk Food Project

13 Jun 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

The café chain, which serves surplus stock, is under investigation for redistributing out-of-date food.

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AF Blakemore truck liveries updated in 'One Logistics' move Subscription

12 Jun 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

Suppliers will also be offered the chance to purchase advertising space on the vehicles

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Nisa uses double-decker trailers to reduce carbon emissions Subscription

30 May 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

Transdek trailers at Scunthorpe distribution centre will cut nearly 820,000km from vehicle routes annually…

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CM Downton looks to boost workforce with apprenticeship day

24 May 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

30 young people from Gloucestershire attended its annual Apprenticeship Open Day in the village of Moreton Valence

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IGD revamps commercial websites and debuts new logo

24 May 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

Websites have easier navigation and can be used across all devices, says IGD

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Express delivery service Quiqup raises £20m to fund growth Subscription

24 May 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The startup has begun operating a delivery service for Whole Foods Market, Burger King and Tesco in London

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Budgens retailer C T Baker invests in Norfolk delivery fleet Subscription

17 May 2017 | By Ellis Hawthorne

Retailer has bought two new vehicles to meet ’surge in demand’ for home delivery

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Iceland sounds alert over fake orders sting Subscription

11 May 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

Iceland has issued a warning to suppliers over fraudsters placing bogus orders by impersonating the retailer

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Waste battle must also focus upstream

05 Jul 2017 | By Andrew Opie

The Grocer’s campaign on food waste has provided welcome impetus to the challenge of reducing food waste, says the BRC’s Andrew Opie

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The Isle of Man: haven for a new breed of foodie startup Subscription

22 Jun 2017 | By Megan Tatum

The Isle of Man plans to grow the value of its food and drink industry by two-thirds to £125m by 2025

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Pride yourself on green credentials? Check your supply chain

14 Jun 2017 | By Ian Firth

Not all products that are farmed or made in an environmentally sensitive manner can boast equally sustainable credentials

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Supply chain special: left to rot? Subscription

02 Jun 2017

Closed borders could spell trouble at our ports, with fresh food left to rot and buyers going elsewhere

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The food industry must unite to face terrorism threat

01 Jun 2017 | By Chris Elliott

The terrible terrorist event in Manchester brought the dark topic of food terrorism into my mind

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Farming in Britain must be cultivated and cherished

04 May 2017 | By Meurig Raymond

Farmers’ role is to ensure shoppers have safe, trusted, affordable and quality food. And there’s a key word

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How the blockchain will change fmcg Subscription

26 Apr 2017 | By James Halliwell

It’s one of the biggest buzzwords in food and drink. So what is blockchain technology? How does it work?

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Make fools of alcohol fraudsters

03 Apr 2017 | By James Bielby

The introduction on 1 April of a new registration regime for alcohol wholesalers is of huge significance

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The need for speed: what next for supermarket deliveries? Subscription

23 Mar 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

With super fast delivery now ‘the currency’ of the retail market, how will retailers develop their offers?

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Managing supply chain resilience means listening

23 Feb 2017

Sir, Brexit and the election of Donald Trump reflect a growing trend of protectionism in the global economy

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