New competitors, technology, political and environmental events, are among a growing number of threats to supply. Be capable of adapting and responding.


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Thanks to a partnership with food bank Dare to Care and the city’s economic development arm Louisville Forward, Kroger has brought its Zero HungerMobile Market to Louisville’s neighborhoods.

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Kroger’s Zero Hunger Zero Waste initiative has resulted in cutting its food waste footprint by 9% last year amongst other key achievements. Improved landfill diversion rate Kroger’s food waste diversion from landfill has increased by 13% year-on-year. It has also distributed 100 million pounds of food from its stores, plants and distribution centres to people in need. In addition, its ...
Logistics is evolving fast, with new technologies supporting the emergence of solutions that are disrupting the status quo. In many markets, a small number of large players dominate, holding a large portion of the overall pie, with the size of operators’ fleets and a track-record on delivering (literally) helping them secure and maintain their advantage and win long-term contracts. But with s...
Aldi UK is trialling removing the plastic from its steak packaging, in its latest initiative to reduce waste and be more environmentally friendly. The trial Aldi will be replacing the plastic packaging from its 'Specially Selected' range of steaks with a cardboard tray. The new packaging has been sourced from sustainably managed forests. The trial will take place across over 380 stores. If succ...


This case study explores a multi-country, multi-year initiative – LOGISTAR – which aims to deliver a decision-making support tool for planning and optimisation of transport operations in the logistics supply chain.
Now that we’re halfway through 2019, we round-up the major supply chain themes that have unfolded and the insights we've produced in Q2.
Albert Heijn is experimenting with dynamic pricing on chicken and fish products to help reduce food waste.
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A responsive supply chain helps businesses serve customers better. Take a look at what makes a responsive supply chain and explore what others have done to improve their responsiveness and what you can do to improve yours.

Vulnerabilities in the global supply chain

This series of reports explores several significant vulnerabilities in the increasingly global food and grocery supply chain, and proposes actions plans that you can take to be prepared and resilient.

  1. Geopolitics
  2. Environment and resources
  3. Setting up for disruption

15 October, London
term technology looks like The IGD Supply Chain Summit 2019 focuses on how to be customer centric. We’ll connect you with the retailers, suppliers and solution providers that are winning with customers.

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