31 August 2014

The latest supply chain news, views and features for the FMCG sector

News

Food supply chains are still an unknown quantity
Four out of five large UK food manufacturers say that last year’s horsemeat scandal has made no difference to the way they manage information about their suppliers, according to a survey commissioned by Achilles, the supply chain risk management...

$100m EU biscuit factory for Mondelez
Mondelez International, the snack maker that owns Cadbury, plans to invest over $100 million in a new biscuit factory in the Czech Republic...

AEB software receives PwC certification
Global professional services firm PwC has audited and certified AEB International’s ASSIST4 and SAP plug-in ATC Classification software...

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Viewpoint

Shelf assessment
If you're in FMCG manufacturing, then I'm sure you have experienced the problems that occur all too often in fulfilling 'special promotion' campaigns. Poor communication of shelf-level sales performance data and fuzzy visibility of shopper insights are...

Efficiency is on the cards
The drive for efficiency in physical supply chains has benefited firms prepared to adopt new models and technology. Meanwhile, the financial supply chain has ground to make up if it is to avoid becoming a significant bottleneck. ...

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Features

Have you booked your awards place?
In just six weeks the winners of the European Supply Chain Excellence Awards 2009 will be announced at a glittering celebration dinner in London before an audience of more than 450 industry leaders. ...

Innovation Award Winner 2008: Guy's & St Thomas
Innovation is a tricky thing to assess. Whereas many may believe they are being innovative with their initiatives, others may see those approaches as merely good practice solutions or perhaps just novel developments. ...

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Corporate Insight

Balancing risk
Two major humanitarian disasters - the Burmese cyclone and the Chinese earthquake - provided a sombre backdrop to ''Supply Chain Standard''s Roundtable discussion on supply chain risk. But as Dave Food, business development director from the meeting's ...

Reducing the risk of sc transformation
Retailers and manufacturers are under immense pressure to increase the performance of their supply chains, so it is not surprising that many resort to tough tactics in response to growing competition. ...

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