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17 January 2017
Walmart is creating a number of new roles to streamline its online operations across its range of online sites and marketplaces. Building a more customer-centric approach under Marc Lore The changes are being made to help Walmart adopt a more customer-centric approach within its online operations. Bloomberg reported that the changes are being driven by new Ecommerce CEO, Marc Lore, who joined...
14 December 2016
This Christmas, take the opportunity to develop your skills and supply chain team with ECR Mentoring. “Not only do I feel I am helping my mentee on his journey, but revisiting my own and learning from the experience” - Mentor The ECR mentoring programme is hugely beneficial to both mentor and mentee, focusing on your personal and professional growth as a valued member of your company. ...
13 December 2016
Quincey, will replace Muhtar Kent in May 2017, whilst Kent will continue as the chairman of the board of directors at Coca-Cola. Successful acquisitions Quincey joined Coca-Cola in 1996, previously overseeing the European and Mexican divisions, managing to secure the acquisition of Innocent in 2009, which now delivers more than $1bn of revenue across fourteen markets, annually. Modernising ...
01 December 2016
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. This guide pulls togeth...
01 December 2016
It’s impossible to have the same working level of relationships with all of your trading partners. Selecting the most strategically significant and highest potential trading partners will help support long term, sustainable growth within your business. This interactive tool will allow you to segment your key customers against four key segmentation areas. Use in conjunction with the Powerpoint ...
01 December 2016
This tool has been designed to help you identify your training needs based on your career development level. DOWNLOAD TOOL HERE
01 December 2016
This document provides a template for you to establish a joint supply chain business plan with your key customers or suppliers. DOWNLOAD TOOL HERE
30 November 2016
After 21 years at the Deutsche Post DHL Group, the CEO of DHL Supply Chain UK and Ireland, Perry Watts, will retire end the end of 2016. Establishing DHL as the UK’s largest logistics provider Perry joined DHL in 1995 and became CEO of DHL Supply Chain UK and Ireland in 2008. He had previously held roles including key account management and MD of non-food and food retail. He was joined the S...
08 November 2016
Target has appointed Shekar Natarajan as senior vice president of network planning and operational design, a newly created role. 15 years of supply chain experience Shekar Natarajan is a seasoned supply chain expert with over 15 years' experience in supply chain innovation and global transformation, having held leadership roles at Walmart, Walt Disney Company, Anheuser Busch and PepsiCo. He j...
25 October 2016
With the skills gap widening each day, equipping your business with the right capabilities and expertise will be key to success in the technologically empowered supply chain. Alex Edge explores five possible routes to success. The world in which our supply chains are operating is changing at a rate never seen before. The use and availability of data is rising exponentially each year and, couple...