Tag Archives: Supply chain

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Seven Innovative Companies shaking up Supply Chain

by Julia Cook  Change is a fact of life in the retail industry, driven by where and how we’re shopping. Retailers can no longer think in single distribution channels; omnichannel and multichannel are no longer considered innovative but are merely expected. Now there is a search for the next wave of innovative supply chain strategies to enable getting the right...

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Training and Communications on a Business Transformation Programme for a Food Manufacturer

We were engaged by a fast food manufacturer & franchiser to deliver training and communications on a business transformation programme.   Challenge The business was growing at pace and the company required a new ERP system to manage the volume of transactions Our challenge was to help the business understand how the new system would change their roles through the...

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The Retail Infrastructure Squeeze

Thought leadership in the supply chain sector today is buzzing with ideas, but forget big data, drones and driverless cars. You should be sharing logistics with your biggest rival – and here’s why. Picture a road leading into a city. The road is clogged with cars, lorries and vans of all sizes – none are moving. Each vehicle has somewhere...

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Business Process Design and Software Selection for Wholesale and Franchise Channels

We were engaged by a well-known high street fashion retailer to map their wholesale & franchise business processes and  conduct a software selection.   Challenge Our client’s wholesale and franchise channels were growing quickly and the teams were struggling to manage the business The business was managed entirely on spreadsheets and our challenge was to streamline their end-to-end business processes,...

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Some surprising categories which Amazon are considering

It’s been a full year now since Amazon acquired Whole Foods.  Overnight they obtained 460 carefully chosen locations, landed a fully functioning grocery distribution system and became a national and international grocery competitor. The Seattle-based retailer might be a disrupter, but it’s not the first retailer to identify food as a lever to catapult their growth.  Their great competitor, Walmart,...

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Merger and Business Rationalisation Programme

We were engaged by the global leader in the manufacturing, marketing and distribution of spices and speciality foods to manage the merger with another European company and return the group to profitability.   Challenge As part of its growth strategy across several continents, the client had acquired a European company specialising in the manufacturing and marketing of seasoning products in...