News & Insights

Supply Chain & Logistics: 2024 Predictions

By Jonathan Kittow on 06/12/23 10:35 in Logistics, Supply Chain Innovation, Supply Chain Insights

The grocery sector has undoubtedly had a turbulent few years and current global economic and political instability promises the continued disruption to availability and demand patterns.

How Companies are Using the Advantage Survey to Improve their Customer Experience Performance

By Jonathan Kittow on 24/10/23 09:30 in Customer Supply Group, Supply Chain Insights, Supply Chain Collaboration

At our recent Customer Supply Group Meeting, we discussed how companies were reacting to their Advantage Survey Report feedback, exploring those elements which companies found hardest to influence and the strategies employed to improve their...

Supplier-Retailer Collaboration: Persistently Challenging but with Opportunities to Deliver Real Value

By Jonathan Kittow on 18/07/23 10:17 in Customer Supply Group, Supply Chain Insights, Supply Chain Collaboration

In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, for many suppliers it feels like they’re re-starting their collaboration journey. Against a backdrop of CPI increases, retailer system changes and leaner supply chain teams, collaboration appears harder than...

GCA 2023 survey now open.....have your say!

By Jonathan Kittow on 17/01/23 10:00 in Supply Chain Insights, Groceries Code Adjudicator

The GCA Wants to Hear from You

The Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA) is seeking information from suppliers about their experience of working with the 14 large retailers...

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

By Jonathan Kittow on 12/10/22 13:29 in Logistics, Driver Crisis, Supply Chain Insights

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 Insights, Supply Chain Collaboration

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 Insights, Supply Chain Collaboration

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 Insights, Labour Shortage

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 Insights, Supply Chain Collaboration

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 Insights, Supply Chain Collaboration

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...