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Tesco has launched the second phase of its Remove, Reduce, Re-use and Recycle plan. The new plans set out four steps that will govern packaging design across all product categories.

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In a bid to stop using plastic carrier bags, Tesco is set to scrap them from its online groceries’ delivery business. Effective from August 2019 The move is set to remove 2,000 tonnes of plastic from its supply chain, which equals to 250 million fewer carrier bags being used each year. As an alternative, the retailer is set to deliver customers’ groceries in reusable trays straight into the...
Tesco is piloting delivery robots, in an attempt to serve its customers by using technology. Four-mile radius Tesco is teaming up with Starship, a US based company that develops autonomous delivery vehicles that can carry goods within a four-mile radius. The trial is being carried out at its Milton Keynes shops where customers are able to place orders via an app. The move aims to improve...
We’ve brought together the latest news and initiatives relating to recycling and sustainability. In this round-up, we’ll review how Tesco is planning to trial a new innovative system that converts plastic to oil, while Asda is set to launch a partnership that aims to increase the recyclability of baby food pouches. We’ll also look at Aldi’s pledge to develop fully sustainable packaging by 2025, w...

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30/09/2019
This case study looks at how Tesco used its scale to optimise transport through collaboration. The work covered in this case study has seen Tesco shortlisted as a finalist in the 2019 IGD Supply Chain Excellence award category.
23/09/2019
Read this report and see why synchronisation matters, how you can improve it and the benefits of doing so.
11/09/2019
In this report, we explore ranging strategies, highlighting the implications of choices on the supply chain activities of both retailers and manufacturers.

The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR), the UK government’s independent forecasting body, has issued a new edition of its regular Fiscal Risks Report.

This includes interesting content, relevant to grocery businesses. Chapter Nine examines climate change as a threat to economic performance and fiscal outcomes.

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A practical one day workshop for all roles in suppliers, to help develop your understanding of the vital part that supply chains play in underpinning FMCG businesses.