In our last article we explored the issue of sustainability in the supply chain. But it’s not all about the environment and reducing waste. It’s also about reducing negative social impacts on your employees and society. Below we explore how you can ensure employee well-being in today’s digital age. (more…)
Category Archives: Blog
The issue of sustainability is once again a hot topic thanks to last year’s Blue Planet 2. Although the key focus is currently on reducing plastic packaging, we wanted to highlight how food and drink wholesalers can reduce waste in other ways throughout their supply chain.
The trend for fresh products is becoming increasingly popular as consumers demand healthier options for when they’re on-the-go. This means your customers need more and more fresh produce to attract shoppers to their business. (more…)
Business Computer Projects (BCP) outlines one of the key areas of the warehouse which wholesalers need to focus on so they can meet increasing demands from online customers. (more…)
The warehouse is a fundamental part of a wholesaler’s operations and for it to work efficiently it requires a delicate balance of supply, demand and inventory control. If poorly managed and without the support of quality systems the warehouse can cause significant problems for the entire business, from low stock and reduced cash flow to poor customer service. (more…)
This year Black Friday is on 25th November and Cyber Monday falls on 28th November
Black Friday was originally an American tradition taking place a day after Thanksgiving each year. On this day retailers offer massive discounts on a lots of different products in an attempt to get you to spend your cash before Christmas. (more…)
Recently Tesco and Unilever had a disagreement over the latter’s demand for a 10 per cent increase in the wholesale prices of its entire product range. Unilever had wanted to raise its prices to compensate for the steep drop in the value of the pound. (more…)
Latest market figures from Nielsen show that supermarket sales were at their best for three years in the four weeks to August 13. The 0.9% uplift due to hot weather and the Rio Olympics combined is the biggest increase since March 2015, and noted that the figures would have been even better if it were not for the grocery price war. Items such as mineral water, sparkling wine and fresh burgers contributed towards the increase.