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Wellbeing as important as physical logistic efficiencies for suppliers

By Jonathan Kittow on 26/04/20 17:19 in supply chain, "coronovirus", "customer demand"

A further 10 suppliers joined our regular contributors this week where our discussions embraced the issues surrounding employee wellbeing as well as the usual supply and demand challenges.

How are grocery suppliers faring as consumers settle into a ‘new normal’?

By Jonathan Kittow on 17/04/20 18:50 in supply chain, "coronovirus", "customer demand"

With panic buying over and availability much improved, the grocery sector is starting to settle into a ‘new normal’ with social distancing smoothing shopping patterns through the day and week, and promoting top-up rather than big trolley shops.

Suppliers collaborating to ensure best practice during Covid-19

By Jonathan Kittow on 08/04/20 16:38 in supply chain, "coronovirus", "customer demand"

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic Simply Supply Chain have organised virtual weekly supplier meetings to enable fellow Chilled and Ambient suppliers to share their challenges, frustrations, opportunities and successes with like-minded peers,...

Retailers working together to save smaller suppliers and manage demand

By Jonathan Kittow on 26/03/20 17:12 in supply chain, "coronovirus", "customer demand", "small suppliers

Cash is king, especially for small suppliers during this current coronavirus crisis. Retailers are swimming in cash as a result of the massive increase in sales due to the outbreak. Fueled by panic-buying, and with the £3bn rate holiday to come,...