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Good, Better, Best – Value Brands or False Economy
This branding plays to the strengths of the UK’s three-tier: Good, Better, Best product strategy. From price-orientated, to quality orientated, to those who stick safely to the middle-ground; retailers own-brands encompass a well-balanced mixture of not only price and quality; but also quaint familiarity to seal the deal… Full article at SCCG…
The Rise of Collaborative Robots
As the fourth industrial revolution, known by some as Industry 4.0, continues to transform the supply chain, companies must aim to increase productivity and improve estate utilisation by integrating robotics and automation, without deliberately neglecting employees… Full article at SCCG…
Supply Chain Sustainability in FMCG
Most people associate sustainability with protecting the environment but it is much more than that. Sustainability is often defined as meeting the needs of today without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own. The triple bottom line – planet, profit and people – involves working to preserve the environment while keeping the […]
Consumer-Centric FMCG Trends 2019
The consensus on trends for 2019 in the fast-moving-consumer-good (FMCG) sector is that the consumer will continue to be king. People are looking for more convenience in their busy lives; at the same time, they care about the effects on their health of what they are consuming. Consumers are also concerned about saving the planet […]
One Step Forward…
In Lieu of the recent outcome of negotiations, how can your business best brace itself against the impact of the UK’s pending European Union Exodus? Full article at SCCG…
SCCG’s Marta Biela – on International Women’s Day
Let’s show the world that women can be successful in any industry and that no industry should be so simply categorised as specific to only men or only women…
Intralogistics is a journey – where are we headed?
Supply chains need to be organised so that they are interconnected from end to end – from the source of raw materials to the consumer’s door, continuing through to returns, disposal and recycling… Click HERE to read the full article.
Friend or ‘Faux’
In light of the recent fur supplier scandals to have hit our retailers’ shelves, the importance of effective, and efficient supply chain operations, alongside responsible traceability, has really hit home… Click HERE to read the full article.
Circular Economy and Logistics
Billions of clothing items find their way into landfills every year, plastic bottles are polluting the oceans and electronic waste is harmful – Is a circular economy the answer? Click HERE to read the full article
Ecommerce Trends, Past, Present, and Future…
The growth in e-commerce sales in the last few years is driving much of the change across the warehousing and logistics industry. Automating processes using new technologies underlies most of the trends in supply chain including warehouse management, materials handling, supply chain visibility, and delivery solutions. More companies are finding it necessary to invest heavily […]