Covering big themes including sustainable distribution, transport collaboration and consolidation, this focus area provides you best practice case studies and presentations on a wide-range of challenges facing the chain, including carbon, waste and packaging. Use the resources in this area to understand the latest trends and tailor your strategy to reflect customer priorities on sustainability.
Tesco, Unilever, Asda and Coca-Cola are among those signed up to the third phase of the Courthauld commitment, which aims to cut £1.6bn of food...
Walmart is boosting food safety in China with a 100m yuan investment, according to press reports. Part of the investment will be spent on mobile...
As the world’s largest retailer, Walmart has to
ensure that it conducts business in an environmentally-friendly manner,
protecting resources and promoting sustainability. Due to Walmart’s scale when
it announces a new sustainability initiative the impact across the entire
supply chain including farmers, FMCG manufacturers and logistics services
providers can be dramatic. In this presentation, discover the retailer’s latest
sustainability initiatives and the impact across the supply chain.
This presentation looks at Carrefour’s sustainability strategy, examining the commitments the company has made and the initiatives underway to achieve its targets. It also investigates how the retailer’s sustainable strategy will impact suppliers and service providers.
Franprix, part of Groupe Casino, wanted to improve the way it made store deliveries in central Paris. The company faced a challenge of meeting tough service level standards while delivering in an urban environment. Working with its service provider and the river authorities, it has found an innovative solution of using river barges to deliver to its city centre stores.
The Olympic Games are huge: 4bn television viewers, 10m spectators and 15,000 athletes from 200 countries compete in the events for a six week period. As sponsor of the London Olympic Games, Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) supplied all the soft-drinks for all the Olympic and Paralympic venues, ensuring all athletes, spectators, games officials and media had access to their products. Supplying products for such a huge event comes with a number of opportunities and challenges. Discover how CCE developed a leading edge, sustainable solution for the supply of products for London 2012.
Following the integration of the Cadbury and LU businesses, Kraft Foods expanded its sustainability goals and aims to reduce waste at manufacturing plants by 15% by 2015. A number of building and refurbishment projects at the Bourneville manufacturing site had elevated waste levels so Kraft Foods implemented a specific project with a number of innovative initiatives to reduce waste at the plant. Discover how Kraft Foods achieved zero waste to landfill at its Bourneville plant.