News & Insights

Whilst the ‘driver crisis’ is over, the shortage remains…

By Jonathan Kittow on 12/10/22 13:29 in Logistics, Supply Chain, driver crisis, supplychaininsights

Thank you to those who joined us for the Driver Crisis meeting last week and we were delighted to welcome Kieran Smith from Driver Require to share the results from the latest Q2 data.

Simply News - latest supply chain insights, trends & workgroup successes

By Jonathan Kittow on 13/09/22 13:16 in Supply Chain, supplier collaboration, supplychaininsights

Welcome to our recent edition of Simply News, bringing you all the latest insights and trends from across the supply chain industry. Read more on our Q&A sessions with industry experts including Barry Davies, Former Head of Supply Chain at Tesco,...

Barry Davies, former Head of Supply Chain at Tesco, joins Q&A session

By Jonathan Kittow on 02/08/22 11:08 in Supply Chain, supplier collaboration, supplychaininsights

We were delighted to welcome Barry Davies, former Head of Supply Chain at Tesco to our recent Customer Supply Group meeting held in London.

UK Labour Shortage Crisis: Jonathan Kittow talks to Food Matters Live

By Jonathan Kittow on 26/07/22 10:30 in Supply Chain, supplychaininsights, food and drink industry, labour shortage, supply chain crisis

Take a listen to the recent Food Matters’ podcast on Table Talk, where Jonathan Kittow discusses the impact of labour shortages on the food and drink industry and what this means across the supply chain and for consumers. 

The GCA's annual conference now open for registration

By Jonathan Kittow on 22/07/22 11:07 in Supply Chain, supplier collaboration, supplychaininsights

Mark White, the Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA) will hold his second annual conference on 28 September 2022,'The Code for a Changing World'

Suppliers welcome Brian Moore of NamNews for retail market update

By Jonathan Kittow on 19/07/22 14:11 in Supply Chain, supplier collaboration, supplychaininsights

We were delighted to welcome Brian Moore of EMR-NAMNews to a recent customer supply group meeting to talk through how the changes of ownership and market capitalisation of the major retailers would affect their strategic imperatives and likely...

The Answer to the UK's HGV Driver Shortage

By Jonathan Kittow on 22/03/22 17:08 in Performance Improvement, Logistics, Supply Chain, supplier collaboration, driver crisis

Read the latest bulletin release by Driver Require....

At this month’s Driver Crisis review meeting Kieran Smith, CEO of Driver Require shared the Think Tank’s latest insights from the Q4 ‘ONS’ HGV driver data with group.

The Driver Crisis: review of Christmas service and Q1 key challenges

By Jonathan Kittow on 17/01/22 11:10 in Performance Improvement, Supply Chain, supplier collaboration

At our first Driver Crisis and Brexit review meeting of the year we were delighted to welcome c.25 suppliers, representing both the ambient and chilled sectors.

Groceries Code Adjudicator's first annual conference

By Jonathan Kittow on 11/10/21 14:08 in Performance Improvement, Supply Chain

Mark White has just held his first annual conference as incoming Groceries Code Adjudicator with presentations from Small Business Minister Paul Scully and the Chief Executive of the Food and Drink Federation, Ian Wright, among others.  The...

Drop & Drive WINS Supply Chain Initiative of the Year

By Jonathan Kittow on 06/10/21 12:05 in Supply Chain Innovation, Supply Chain Collaboration

We are delighted to announce that last night the Drop & Drive Workgroup won the Supply Chain Initiative of the Year category at the Grocer Gold Awards. We were up against some strong competition and we wish to  congratulate all finalists and winners...

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