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Express your interest in TIMS training here

Posted by Jonathan Kittow on Apr 4, 2017 9:58:54 AM

Tesco are offering 'TIMS' training for any suppliers who want to explore the new functionality being provided via the newly launched ePOD.

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Topics: Drop and Drive

Morrisons Front of Store

Posted by Jonathan Kittow on Mar 29, 2017 12:59:32 PM

 

Are any suppliers having difficulties with Morrisons Front of Store (SMS) team on provision of forecast volumes and timing of orders for promotion?

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Topics: Customer Supply Group

Single Product Per Pallet (SPPP)

Posted by Jonathan Kittow on Mar 29, 2017 12:59:29 PM

We circulated the Single Product Per Pallet matrix to share your experiences on who is demanding vs getting SPPP – so far I have only had one response – please could you let me have your responses by March 10th , so we can circulate it and enable a reduction in pallet inserts, where that is possible.

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Topics: Customer Supply Group

Amazon Price Matching

Posted by Jonathan Kittow on Mar 29, 2017 12:59:27 PM

A member is finding that Amazon are price matching deals in the market which is leading to big un-forecast spikes in their order profile – which they are now pushing the member to fund!

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Topics: Customer Supply Group

Have you been invited to complete the Tesco supplier location survey - has anyone explained why?

Posted by Jonathan Kittow on Nov 3, 2016 12:55:48 PM
A member has been invited to conmplete the suplier location survey and wondered whether anyone was actively exploring the consequences of this latest initiaive from the Commercial Supply Chain team.
Presumably it is to help improve their Primary utilisation and networking, but can anyone add any other benefits or concerns that they have experienced as a result of sharing this information?
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Topics: Customer Supply Group

Do you have any experience of using 2XL for European consolidation movements?

Posted by Jonathan Kittow on Nov 2, 2016 9:05:46 AM
Membesr have been approached by Morrisons to attend an 'open day' to explore the benefits of using 2XL to consolidate  inbound movements to the UK from Europe. Does anyone have experience, good or bad, that they would be will to share? Or be willing to speak to members directly if not wishing to comment (Please contact me directly if that is the case via: jonathan.kittow@simply-sc.com)
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Topics: Customer Supply Group

Are you suffering from unsigned or signed-unchecked PODs with key customers?

Posted by Jonathan Kittow on Oct 31, 2016 6:22:04 PM

A supplier is struggling with unsigned PODs form key customers on Ambient, as well as chilled deliveries.

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Topics: Customer Supply Group

Amazon - what aspects of satisfying their service needs are causing you the most pain?

Posted by Jonathan Kittow on Sep 9, 2016 11:06:13 AM

A member has recently suffered from a number of delivery rejections for temperature failure, for frozen and chilled goods - have you suffered too, or is this an isolated incident?

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Topics: Customer Supply Group

Implants at Morrisons - better than just CLMs?

Posted by Jonathan Kittow on Sep 8, 2016 8:14:03 AM

A member is investigating the benefit of having an implant in Morrisons and would like to speak with anyone who has experience of the value an implant can bring vs. a Customer Logsitics presence - ie what access benefits do they get to Commercial and Supply Chain teams, what additional access to data, what non-value add tasks are they expected to perform.

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Topics: Customer Supply Group

Tesco - Supplier Agreement webform letter - logistics charges - How are you responding?

Posted by Jonathan Kittow on Jun 16, 2016 6:52:29 PM

Have you received the letter below requesting your acceptance to the terms within, specifically relating to logistics complaince charges in the latest addition to the webform?

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Topics: Customer Supply Group

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