Regardless of the rights or wrongs of a sugar tax, if passed it will dramatically change the way the drinks industry supply chain operates – and firms should already have a risk management process in place, says one expert.
A UK-based small business lobby today attacked drinks giant Diageo for extending payment terms to new suppliers from 60-90 days under what the former claims is the cover of a supply chain finance scheme.
The food and beverage industry today is faced with the question of whether corporate procurement is more effective than decentralized procurement. While its challenges set it apart from other industries, F&B organizations share common procurement...
Steve Hills, European contract manufacturing director, reveals ambitious six-year plan
FoodNavigator launches a new series - Monthly Career Insider - whereby we profile leading industry lights, asking them how they got to where they are, their key insights into the sector and advice they can impart for anyone wanting to move into their...
Third-party logistics (3PL) providers must adopt innovative and
leading solutions such as radio frequency identification (RFID) if
they are to continue achieving supply chain efficiencies, according
to a new report.
US-based Intermec Technologies has named Global Food Group (GFG) to
supply its RFID requirements as part of an authorised partner
programme - a step that should see it increase its presence in the
supply of RFID solutions for food...
Zebra Technologies has launched the R110Xi RFID printer/encoder,
which it claims is the first printer available with fully
integrated support for Class 0 (read only) and Matrics Class 0+
(read/write) smart labels.
Real-time supply chain execution (SCE) software provider ClearOrbit
has launched Purchase Order Change Management, part of its Advanced
Collaborative Replenishment Suite. PO Change Management automates
the communication of order changes...
Supply chain management is becoming increasingly important in
efficient food production. A pilot project developed by Microsoft
Business Solutions and KiMs, a Danish snack manufacturer, is a good
example of how technology, especially...