Collaboration and best practice news

14 March 2018
JD.com has launched an initiative to promote the development of future supply chain technologies. Smart supply chain research and innovation The Global Supply Chain Innovation Centre (GSIC) is a hub designed to foster next-generation research and innovation into smart supply chains. Bringing together industry experts, business and academics, it will enable people to share resources, experti...
05 February 2018
Alex Edge, Supply Chain Insight Manager, explores a framework for customer centric supply chains Customer centricity involves shaping your business to create a positive experience at the point of sale and afterwards. It should be built from the shelf back to ensure a positive experience for shoppers. But many traditional supply chain operations are designed to be efficient: high output and l...
24 January 2018
Canadian retailer Sobeys and UK online specialist Ocado have announced a new partnership agreement. This follows on from a similar tie-up between Casino and Ocado in France at the end of last year. Ocado will build a new Customer Fulfilment Centre for Sobeys in the Greater Toronto area, as part of an exclusive agreement covering the Canadian market. Following the build, Ocado will supply So...