Supply Chain Analysis
Waitrose & Partners
Availability and service
Collaboration and best practice
Cost to serve
Demand and supply planning
Waste and sustainability
On-shelf availability: measuring OSA in a rapidly evolving retail environment
Good OSA provides both retailers and manufacturers with the certainty that the supply chain is functioning effectively, allowing customers to buy what they want. We explore the significance of OSA in today’s retail environment and further understand the challenge of balancing availability rates and inventory levels, examining: * How a number of retailers are addressing the availability challenge * The key methodologies and the rationale behind them * Why some are experimenting and some consolidating * What retailers are doing to maximise OSA with increasingly stretched resources * OSA from a manufacturer perspective and how they can work with retailers to influence it * How the measurement of availability will evolve and the role technology play
Sainsbury's trials 30 minute Click & Collect
Sainsbury's has launched a trial 30 minute click & collect service using its Chop Chop app. This is a first for a UK grocer to offer a sub one hour collection option.
Sainsbury’s new smart label aims to reduce waste
Sainsbury’s is introducing food packaging labels that show how long its own-brand ham has been open.
UK retailers’ online strategies
In this report, we provide you with our forecast for the online channel, retailer’s strategies and the implications for manufacturers.
Movers and shakers 2016
In this report we bring you all of the key people moves in retail this year so far, and what to expect from the new senior team members.
Retailer channel update: H1 2016
Every week we publish the key news stories from the international FMCG supply chain. Here we look specifically at what we’ve seen from retailers in the first half of 2016 in the following channels.
Sainsbury's trials one-hour delivery
Innovation of the week: Sainsbury's will pick up and deliver food by bicycle to customers within an hour in Wandsworth, London.
Key supply chain initiatives of 2015
This insight presentation examines some of the latest supply chain initiatives from the companies speaking at IGD’s Supply Chain Summit in November. Discover what some of the biggest companies in FMCG have been prioritising this year and the impact it could have on your business.
Latest retailer developments from across the globe
From the supply chain news headlines in 2014 so far, we identify the retailer trends that have emerged. From technology developments to investing online and transforming logistics, we reveal the developments you should know about and give you our five key takeouts...
Sainsbury's and Coca-Cola Enterprises: improving service and cost by adopting VMI
Building trusting partnerships is a big part of Sainsbury's supply chain strategy. This means that “sharing information, being clear about what will be shared in an open and honest manner is an essential part of our strategy”. Phase I of Sainsbury’s Vendor Managed Inventory initiative was implementing a trial with CCE. This case study will provide you an overview of how Coca-Cola Enterprises and Sainsbury’s worked together to build these enablers, and delivered results for their businesses.