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14 November 2013
Sue McGeorge, Diageo’s GB supply chain director, revealed at IGD’s Supply Chain Summit that the manufacturer has rolled out an innovative portable manufacturing solution for launching products in its emerging markets. The cube The equipment, known as the cube because of its construction from container boxes, has recently been used in Ghana and will produce and bottle mainstream spirits. It ...
12 November 2013
PepsiCo, owners of Pepsi, Frito-Lay and Tropicana brands, is to invest $5.5bn in India to increase product range and boost manufacturing and distribution capability. Four key areas of investment India is one of PepsiCo’s largest markets globally and this investment will help the manufacturer invest in four key areas: infrastructure, manufacturing, agriculture and innovation. Manufacturi...
12 November 2013
Sainsbury’s new general merchandise facility is under construction in Daventry. New facility Sainsbury’s has begun work on a new 93,000 sqm general merchandise distribution centre in Daventry. It will use both automated and conventional assembly methods and will be fully operation in by the end of 2015. It will begin with a low bay operation in early 2015 and will be followed by a 150...
12 November 2013
Singapore-based online retailer, Redmart, has implemented a new warehouse management system (WMS) which has enabled it to increase fulfilment capacity. Three months of operation Redmart has announced that it has completed three months of seamless operation following the implementation of a WMS system by supply chain solutions provider Manhattan associates. The retailer now considers its...
12 November 2013
Discount retailer Lidl has began work on a new DC near Lille, in the north of France, according to press reports. €35m investment Lidl is investing €35m on a new 41,000 sqm facility in La Chapelle-d’Armentières near Lille. It is to replace the retailer’s DC in Lesquin and will provide more space as the its operation in the region grows – it currently serves 50 stores in the Chapellois...
11 November 2013
In its interim management statement, Morrisons has confirmed a January start date for online delivery and will deliver to 50 per cent of the UK by the end of 2014. Third quarter performance Morrisons reported a third quarter performance that was in line with its expectations. In the quarter to 03 November 2013, sales excluding fuel were up 1.0% but down 2.4% on a like for like basis. ...
05 November 2013
In a series of executive interviews, IGD has been speaking to the supply chain leaders in the food and grocery industry to bring our subscribers 'the inside view'. In this edition, we speak to Mark Broxton, Danone Baby Nutrition's Supply Chain Director, and speaker at IGD's Supply Chain Summit 2013, to get his view of the challenges and opportunities in the food and grocery supply chain. Q:...
05 November 2013
L’Oréal’s French consumer products division has signed an agreement with Norbert Dentressangle to distribute its products in the south of France. Strategically located facility Norbert Dentressangle has taken responsibility for goods in, warehousing and order picking in a deal that began October 2013. The operation runs out of the logistics company’s 12,000m2 Saint Vulbas facility, near Lyon,...
05 November 2013
Global cereal manufacturer, Kellogg Company, has launched a project to drive efficiency within its operation. Project K In its latest results release, Kellogg Company announced that it is launching a programme called project K. Through this project, Kellogg Company will make significant supply chain changes including the consolidation of facilities and the elimination of excess capacity. Al...
05 November 2013
Belgium-based brewer AB InBev, famous for brands such as Budweiser, Stella Artois and Becks, has outlined plans to cut road miles from its German operation. This is as part of a sustainability initiative ‘Lean and Green’. Lean and Green initiative Lean and Green is a government funded programme that was launched in the Netherlands in 2007. The programme commits participants to reduce their ...

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