News & Insights

Drop & Drive WINS Supply Chain Initiative of the Year

By Jonathan Kittow on 06/10/21 12:05 in supplychaininnovation, supplychaincollaboration

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...

Celebrating the Grocer Gold Awards 2021

By Jonathan Kittow on 05/10/21 19:00 in supplychaininnovation, supplychaincollaboration

The day has finally come and we are donning our DJ's and heading to London for the Grocer Gold Awards 2021. We are extremely proud of the results that the Drop & Drive group has achieved and to be shortlisted alongside some very worthy...

Driver Crisis – unforeseeable chaos or predictable calamity?

By Jonathan Kittow on 29/09/21 10:00 in supplychaincollaboration

20:20 hindsight is seldom helpful, but does a different narrative based upon the latest ONS data help put the current crisis in greater perspective?

Driver Shortage Crisis - Take the Survey

By Jonathan Kittow on 26/07/21 10:59 in supplychaincollaboration

As part of our membership programme, we have been sharing experiences around the current driver crisis and its impact on the grocery supply chain. This week over 20 suppliers met virtually to share updates and to review the potential for load...

How FMCG suppliers are planning to mitigate the driver shortage crisis

By Jonathan Kittow on 09/07/21 17:25 in supplychaincollaboration

A recent survey of FMCG suppliers conducted by the Customer Supply Group showed that service levels have dropped by >5% in recent weeks, with failed deliveries rising from 30-100 loads per weeks for some suppliers.

We are finalists! The Grocer Gold Awards 2021

By Jonathan Kittow on 05/07/21 16:08 in supplychaininnovation, supplychaincollaboration

We are thrilled to announce that the Drop & Drive Supply Group are finalists in the Supply Chain Initiative category at this year's Grocer Gold Awards!

Despite the considerable challenges within the grocery supply chain over the last 18 months,...

CILT Awards for Excellence.....pipped at the post but SO proud

By Jonathan Kittow on 18/03/21 12:31 in supplychaininnovation, supplychaincollaboration

Thank you to the CILT Awards for Excellence for organising a brilliant virtual event last night. There were so many worthy winners and listening to their stories of resilience and determination to go above and beyond during what has been a tough...