SC decision-making too slow for grocery retailers

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UK retail grocery chiefs believe their ability to meet customer requirements is being hindered by slow decision-making in the supply chain, according to a study by research group Blue Yonder. Nearly 40 per cent of all respondents said decisions in the supply chain were slowing down their decision-making, leaving them unable to keep pace with […]

Fowler Welch to handle Dairy Crest’s logistics

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Fowler Welch and Dairy Crest are in advanced discussions about a multi-million pound, 10-year partnership, in which Folwer Welch would handle the dairy company’s storage and logistics operations. Fowler Welch would run all transport operations at Dairy Crest’s national distribution centre at Bermuda Park, Nuneaton. “Since the Sale of our Dairies business in December 2015, […]

Aldi picks XPO to handle reverse logistics

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XPO Logistics has won a multi-million pound reverse logistics and maintenance contract with supermarket retailer Aldi. The logistics company will wash and repair reusable transit packaging from the supermarket chain’s UK stores. “With its expertise in managing a wide range of returnable transit packaging, and its extensive tray wash service capabilities, XPO Logistics more than […]