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Blue Yonder expands relationship with Heineken to plan volatile demand in fast-changing world

Blue Yonder expands relationship with Heineken to plan volatile demand in fast-changing world

With demand rapidly changing during the COVID-19 pandemic, beverage producers need more accurate forecasting capabilities to stay ahead of the thirsty consumer.

BigChange Mobile Cloud helps Northern Catering serve up business success

BigChange Mobile Cloud helps Northern Catering serve up business success

Northern Catering Equipment, the Leeds-based supplier and installer of commercial catering equipment, is winning 70% more contracts since implementing mobile workforce management technology from BigChange.

Are we at risk of food fraud? Supply chains under strain in Covid-19

Are we at risk of food fraud? Supply chains under strain in Covid-19

Liam Fassam, Head of School of Supply Chain and Logistics Management in Arden University’s Faculty of Business, shares his thoughts on how supply-chain management became the unsung hero of the Covid-19 pandemic response.

Low odor ink delivers enhanced user and product experience, with better costs

Low odor ink delivers enhanced user and product experience, with better costs

A new alcohol-based ink, particularly aimed at the food industry, as well as fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) such as cosmetics, improves user experience, convenience and cost control, while still delivering excellent code quality.

Bakery supply chain equipment recoveries up 54% in second half of 2020

Bakery supply chain equipment recoveries up 54% in second half of 2020

Bakers Basco, the industry-wide bakery equipment solution set up by five of the UK’s largest plant bakers for transporting bread and morning goods, has reported a 54% increase in the number of Omega bread baskets recovered between the first half of 2020 compared to the second half of the year, according to latest figures.

Inkjet printer cracks egg coding challenge for Spanish producer

Inkjet printer cracks egg coding challenge for Spanish producer

A Spanish egg producer is using a coding solution from Markem-Imaje to mark 180,000 eggs an hour, while cutting operational costs by at least 20%. The continuous inkjet solution allows the company to change consumables without stopping the printers and reduces the number of printhead cleaning operations, while still meeting its traceability obligations with a high-quality code on each egg.

‘Use your loaf’: Bakers Basco boss warns of tensions in bakery supply chain if panic buying reaches pre-lockdown levels.

‘Use your loaf’: Bakers Basco boss warns of tensions in bakery supply chain if panic buying reaches pre-lockdown levels.

Paul Empson, General Manager of Bakers Basco, is warning the general public to ‘use one’s loaf’ and avoid panic buying as the possibility of a second nationwide UK lockdown hangs in the balance, to ensure demand doesn’t outstrip supply.

Grilstad selects Blue Ridge supply chain planning solutions to execute a better S&OP process

Grilstad selects Blue Ridge supply chain planning solutions to execute a better S&OP process

Blue Ridge, the supply chain planning solutions provider, has announced that Grilstad, the producer of meat products in Norway, has selected solutions from the Blue Ridge Supply Chain Planning platform  to execute a best practice sales and operations planning (S&OP) process. One of Norway’s largest producers of meat products, Grilstad began as a cured meat factory in Trondheim in 1957.

A simple idea leads to a water pump with the power to change the world

A simple idea leads to a water pump with the power to change the world

Using Solid Edge enables farmers in the developing world to exchange five hours of carrying buckets for one hour of pumping.

How BH Cosmetics took its cruelty-free vegan and inclusive products global with the help of Techcloudpro and Avectous

How BH Cosmetics took its cruelty-free vegan and inclusive products global with the help of Techcloudpro and Avectous

When the vegan and cruelty-free cosmetics company BH Cosmetics wanted to take its inclusive product line global, they knew the challenge involved in scaling to become a mass supplier globally, at a competitive price, and providing the same customer experience across geographies.

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