Drop and Drive Hits The News Again - on Radio 5Live

Posted by Jonathan Kittow on 12/04/17 11:42

DROP AND DRIVE HITS THE NEWS AGAIN. THIS TIME ON RADIO

Following on from Christine Tacon’s interview on BBC Radio 5Live last week, I was invited by the station provide the context about Drop and Drive as an insider who has the seen challenges facing both suppliers and retailers. Speaking to Sean Farrington and Louise Cooper on BBC Radio 5Live’s  ‘Wake up to Money’, we explored the issues behind the retailer deductions from invoice for short-delivered goods, which many chilled suppliers  are facing, as a result of Drop and Drive practices.

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Best-practice Benchmarking for Logistics Directors: Avoiding the banana skin by comparing Apples with Apples®

Posted by Jonathan Kittow on 30/03/17 07:56

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Being responsible for the cost of running your transport, means that you’re likely to be asked the following questions regularly :
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February 2016 Drop and Drive Claims Workgroup Update

Posted by Jonathan Kittow on 01/03/16 18:06

 

During the 9th Drop and Drive claims workgroup meeting, participants detailed their progress thus far, with key retailers taking positive steps towards the implementation of Good Faith Receiving.

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GCA Conference – Drop and Drive Claims Workgroup Update

Posted by Jonathan Kittow on 23/06/15 15:25

 

Christine Tacon delivered her annual review of the progress the GCA had made in the last 12 months. The key achievement being the agreement from 8 of the 10 retailers to restrict future forensic audits to a maximum of 2 prior years’ activity (plus the current year).
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Drop and Drive- Developing an equitable alternative claims process

Posted by Jonathan Kittow on 20/11/14 10:10
Research has found that retailers with conventional POD deliveries record minimal claims, but those deploying Drop and Drive claim up to 11 times more than the pick accuracy recorded by the supplier.
After presenting to the top 10 retailers at the Groceries Code Adjudicator's quarterly review the Drop and Drive workgroup are now working with retailers to deliver an equitable alternative claims process . 
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Drop and Drive workgroup raises claims with top 10 retailers

Posted by Jonathan Kittow on 20/11/14 10:10

 

Three weeks ago, Simply Supply Chain, representing suppliers from the Drop and Drive workgroup, presented to the top 10 retailers at the Groceries Code Adjudicators quartely review, to raise the issue of claim levels for short-delivered chilled products.

 

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