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01 November 2017
Asda and Walmart International have announced that Deputy CEO Roger Burnley will succeed Sean Clarke as CEO on January 1st. The two will work closely together in the run-up to the handover to ensure a smooth transition and the successful execution of Asda's Christmas strategy. Burnley promoted to lead Asda Burnley rejoined Asda in October 2016, after several years at Sainsbury's as retail and o...
18 October 2017
2017 will be our most exciting Supply Chain Summit yet. Where else could you hear from such a powerful mix of  over 30 FMCG supply chain and business experts in the same room? And that’s just on stage. With interactive sessions with fellow supply chain and logistics professionals and fantastic networking opportunities throughout the day, can you afford to miss out? Tailor your experience...
12 October 2017
This week Aldi held its first trade briefing in the UK. On the day, Aldi described its future ambitions in the UK, where it has established a significant presence in recent years. This included a continued commitment to the business model which has supported its growth to date: Consistency, underpinned by quality, service and availability Simplicity, through everyday low price, no gimmicks ...
04 October 2017
Logistics solutions company, CHEP, has won the John Sainsbury Learning and Development award at the IGD Awards for its use of virtual reality. Using virtual reality to engage CHEP is using virtual reality (VR) to teach the value and benefits of using its platforms, such as quarter pallets, as reusable merchandising solutions in stores. The VR tool uses category management principles to de...
04 October 2017
Colgate Palmolive and Tesco have won the IGD Supply Chain Collaboration Award for their work on improving availability. Halving availability issues Colgate Palmolive worked closely with Tesco, using data from the retailer’s Visual Insight database to improve availability and increase sales in-store. In collaborating to translate data into action, the process reduced availability issues by 5...
27 September 2017
Download our latest infographic to discover what the challenges are for learning and development in supply chain. Download infographic as PDF >> Download infographic as PDF >>
05 September 2017
This week, we’ve embedded our vision for supply chain success into the Supply Chain Analysis service, helping you make the most of our insight. Why now? The world is changing and so too must supply chains. Much of the change is customer-led. In fact, customers are evolving faster than ever. An intimate understanding of the customer will help drive the right action to pull the supply ...
23 August 2017
In our increasingly complex and ambiguous world, we encounter teams in many guises – agile teams, virtual teams, cross-functional teams, project teams, transformation team, and many more. Teams are a consistent feature in our day to day work. We accept team-based structures and belonging to a team which delivers results as part of the “how things are done” in our organisations. It can be difficul...
07 August 2017
Thought of the week: Alex looks at the recent trend of supply chain collaborations. After seeing many major announcements over the past few weeks, from Morrisons and McColl’s agreeing a major supply chain partnership to Walmart and JD.com developing their strategic relationship , it seems that collaboration really is as popular as ever, so I thought I’d check for myself. After review...
13 July 2017
Discover 7 collaborative management techniques that you can use to take a more progressive approach to managing risks that can interrupt supply chains. DOWNLOAD INFOGRAPHIC DOWNLOAD INFOGRAPHIC