Know your stuff – retail is detail

Simon Latham Blog, Retail

I was pleased to see a significant number of major retailers (including Tesco, M&S, ASDA & Sainsbury’s) and the BRC come out publicly expressing their concern about a “no deal” Brexit, citing significant disruption in the supply chain and a somewhat depleted choice of fresh foods for customers. As an avid Twitter user, I particularly enjoyed reading the many diverse …

The sustainable sourcing of food-it’s all about the tiers!

The sustainable sourcing of food – it’s all about the tiers

Dan White Blog, FMCG, Supply Chain

What does it actually mean? Sustainable sourcing is generally used to describe a holistic approach to a procurement exercise, focusing not only on commercial factors, but also the environmental and societal impact of what we plan to do. To some organisations, sustainable sourcing is dealt with by the publication of a CSR policy on the company website, to others it …