Our Partners and Associates
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The Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA) is the independent regulator ensuring that regulated retailers treat their direct suppliers lawfully and fairly. Mark White, present incumbent, works with suppliers and retailers to help improve best practice.
Simply Supply Chain works closely with the Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA) in support of their key priorities and to raise awareness of retailer practices that can drive cost, waste and labour into the supply chain. For more information about our work with the GCA click here. The GCA also is a regular presenter at Simply Supply Chain’s membership groups.
Driver Require has been operating since 2000 and is one of the only independent specialist driver recruitment teams in the UK. Since opening, Driver Require have built an outstanding reputation that goes beyond putting drivers in trucks, but also builds successful, long-term partnerships with its clients. Kieran Smith, CEO, is a regular presenter for Simply Supply Chain’s Driver Crisis meetings and his experience lends itself to support supplier members with up-to-date information about the current challenges the industry is facing. You can subscribe to the Driver Require Think Tank for the latest insights on the current situation.
Chep is the global leader in sustainable moving goods, partnering with their customers to build and optimize smarter supply chains. Simply Supply Chain are currently working with a small group of suppliers and CHEP on reviewing LTL consolidation opportunities.
Eori (UK) Limited run training and planning sessions to support suppliers tackling the complexities surrounding the new Brexit rules and regulations. Robert Hardy, CEO & Founder is a registered international trade expert with 35 + years’ experience of customs and border processes. He is the former Freight Director of P&O Ferries and Commercial Director of EurotunnelPlus. Robert is a regular guest speaker at the Simply Supply Chain Brexit forums and has been instrumental in supporting suppliers to become Brexit ready.
Incept provides world class research and strategic analysis of value chains for Fortune 500 clients, helping enable them to achieve their business objectives. By curating leading research content, tools and proprietary industry data, they are able to provide the resources clients need as an integrated solution. Simply Supply Chain partner with Incept on simplifying network ordering & delivery projects.
RAS (Retail Asset Solutions) are the leading provider of stocktaking, store development and supply chain management services. RAS provide end to end Good Faith Receiving (GFR) solutions that provide GSCOP transparency and GCA compliance to the UK FMCG Markets. They have already on-boarded over 700 grocery suppliers helping to create a balanced cost neutral audit function, meaning efficiencies gained and savings made outweigh the cost of service for both supplier and retailer. RAS attend our Drop & Drive Supply Workgroup meetings with updates on their services and provide support to supplier queries. They have been instrumental in driving the success of GFR.
Culina Group is a leading UK 3rd party food & drinks logistics provider offering dedicated and shared user warehousing and distribution solutions.