Cost to serve presentations


IGD identifies five big supply chain trends which we predict will rise up the agenda and start having a significant impact for businesses in 2016.
In the sixth installment of IGD’s annual benchmarking survey we investigate industry benchmarks on waste and shrink. The presentation explains how waste is split between suppliers and retailers and changes in the environment over the last five years. Keep a look out for future releases this year which will cover other key supply chain priorities including range & promotions.
In this presentation, we look at a number of ways that that industry can make the online channel more profitable throughout the supply chain.
Supply chain innovation that is practical and genuinely adaptable for the wider industry is pretty hard to come by. This innovation – replacing a standard HGV trailer to hold an extra 31% of pallets/cages from Pauline Dawes and the team at SOMI Trailers is a remarkable achievement that can really make a difference in distribution operations. Discover how the SOMI trailer was developed from the lightbulb moment to operating live trials with the industry.
Booths set out to cut waste, increase freshness and boost promotion performance in store. To do this, Booths overhauled its in-store and DC replenishment methods and, with the support of RELEX Solutions, rolled out a new supply chain system. Read this presentation to see how Booths benefited from reduced waste, increased supplier delivery performance and increased freshness of product for customers.

In the third instalment of IGD’s annual supply chain benchmarking survey, we present industry benchmarks on supply chain cost to serve. This covers whether or not companies know their cost to serve, what the industry averages are, along with their components, and also how it has changed over the past five years.

Every quarter we review the strategic developments in the supply chains of FMCG manufacturing businesses. This quarter, we’ve seen companies focus on productivity, their core business, creating synergies, global investment and exploring new technologies.
Preventing supply chain waste represents a huge opportunity for retailers and manufacturers to drive efficiency and reduce costs. This two-slide snapshot provides all you need to know about the causes of waste, ways to reduce and what other companies are doing.
2 Sisters Food Group (2SFG) identified significant discrepancies between the amount of payment it was expecting and the amount it was receiving from its customers. Read this presentation to see how 2SFG implement an internal IT solution to provide ‘real-time’ claims management supported by a new claims function to deliver a reduction in quantity claims and a higher first time match rate
Product and packaging waste costs the industry £7b per year, almost 4% of the total grocery market. This practical guide provides advice, best practice, tools and examples of what others are doing to help prevent product and packaging waste in the food and grocery supply chain. It has been created from the work done by ECR UK in the Product & Packaging Waste Workgroup.