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 waste out of the supply chain.
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 food safety laboratories which will serve its stores in Guangdong province.
DHL has launched a new proof of delivery (POD) app which runs on smart phones
and can be integrated with transport management systems.
Tesco is to run 35 dual fuel heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) which will fill up on a greener fuel at facilities provided by Gasrec near its Daventry DC.
Following its most recent results, consumer goods manufacturer, Unilever has announced that it is to extend its interest in Hindustan Unilever to 75% in €4.1bn offer.
Tesco's commercial director, Kevin Grace, met the national farmers union (NFU) council to update on the commitments the retailer made in February to make the sourcing of its food simpler, shorter and more transparent.
As part of its sixth annual sustainability report, Walmart highlights how it
has increased fleet efficiency resulting in 11m miles taken off the road.
An impressive line-up of food and grocery industry speakers has been confirmed for IGD's 2013 Supply Chain Summit, which takes place on 13 November at the Victoria Park Plaza, London.
IGD’s Supply Chain Summit is the industry’s leading supply chain event, giving supply chain teams from across the industry the chance to come together, share learnings and identify future opportunities. Topics include innovation, collaboration, multichannel capability and supply chain excellence.
Unilever has announced that since 2008 it has reduced its CO2 emissions by 1m tonnes in its manufacturing and logistics operations.
Dairy company, FrieslandCampina, has announced that it its trucks, which transport products from the factory to the container port, will switch from diesel to green gas.