Category: Blog

Category: Blog

How will new American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines impact CPG sales?
September 17, 2018 Blog Chantal Tremblay

How will new American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines impact CPG sales? Cathy Siegner Aug. 28, 2018 The American Academy of Pediatrics wants the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to tighten up its regulatory oversight of food additives so that negative health effects from colorings, flavorings and food ingredients, plus some packaging chemicals, are less likely
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Top ten logistics firms by revenue
September 14, 2018 Blog Chantal Tremblay

Top ten logistics firms by revenue By FREDDIE PIERCE . Apr 11, 2013 Supply Chain Digital   The world’s top ten logistics firms account for billions of dollars in revenue each year, but, often being divided into a number of operations; it is sometimes difficult to ascertain which are the largest. Here, Supply Chain Digital looks at the
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The future of work. How will tech impact grocery’s labour force?
September 14, 2018 Blog Chantal Tremblay

The future of work. How will tech impact grocery’s labour force? By David Brown  |  August 30, 2018 Like many grocery retailers these days, the Longo’s leadership team is thinking a lot about technology and how it will affect their workforce. There’s not a lot of technology in stores yet, but they’re starting to test
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How to drive e-commerce revenue growth
September 14, 2018 Blog Chantal Tremblay

How to drive e-commerce revenue growth By Louisa Hallett – 08/27/2018 A recent survey reveals what retailers need to do to find solutions to their eCommerce struggles. According to new research from SLI Systems, at least 91% of retailers expect online revenue growth this year. The H1 2018 E-commerce Performance Indonfidence (EPIC) Report highlights top
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‘World-class’ procurement organisations operating at 21% lower labour costs
September 13, 2018 Blog Chantal Tremblay

‘World-class’ procurement organizations operating at 21% lower labour costs By JAMES HENDERSON . Aug 23, 2018 Supply Chain Digital World-class procurement organisations now operate at 21% lower labour costs than peers and have 29% fewer staff, according to new world-class performance advantage research from The Hackett Group. The research also found that digital transformation enables typical procurement organisations
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Packaging innovations help sell foods and beverages
September 13, 2018 Blog Chantal Tremblay

Packaging innovations help sell foods and beverages  Dramatic changes in demographics, lifestyles, and eating patterns are helping to drive packaging innovations. Among the mega-trends feeding into package development are changing population distribution, fewer married couples, more people living alone, smaller household size, and multi-generational households. These demographic shifts are leading to changes in household dynamics
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Why next-day delivery margins are more about strategic warehousing than shipping costs
September 12, 2018 Blog Chantal Tremblay

Why next-day delivery margins are more about strategic warehousing than shipping costs By BEN EACHUS, FOUNDER AND CEO OF FLOWSPACE . May 25, 2018 Supply Chain Digital In the real estate industry, success has a lot to do with location. The same holds true in the world of e-commerce – as more businesses leverage strategically-located warehouses to reduce
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Food waste could mean big bucks for manufacturers and retailers
September 12, 2018 Blog Chantal Tremblay

Food waste could mean big bucks for manufacturers and retailers Cathy Siegner Innovative firms and researchers are developing new ways to use food waste both as an ingredient and in food packaging, according to Ingredients Network. The United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization estimates one-third of all food produced globally is lost where it is grown or raised
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Cold Brew Coffee: Consumer Demand Heating Up
September 11, 2018 Blog Chantal Tremblay

Cold Brew Coffee: Consumer Demand Heating Up On the heels of RTD coffee and iced coffee growth, cold brew coffee has become commonplace across the foodservice spectrum. Iced coffee beverages broaden the coffee playing field, satisfying refreshment-based consumer needs by carrying the beverage well beyond its morning daypart stronghold. Cold brew’s promise of smoother taste
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JD.com launches new blockchain platform to help enterprise customers
September 11, 2018 Blog Chantal Tremblay

JD.com launches new blockchain platform to help enterprise customers By BEN MOUNCER . Aug 17, 2018 Supply Chain Digital JD.com believes its new blockchain platform could transform operations, including the supply chain, for its enterprise customers. The Chinese e-commerce giant announced its new blockchain-as-a-service offering, ‘JD Blockchain Open Platform’, in a detailed release on Friday, also revealing the China Pacific
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