By 2017 the UK logistics sector will need 843,600 new employees. Regular readers of this column have little doubt about the importance of logistics to the UK economy but then as subscribers to this august journal you are, by definition, the converted.
The Food Storage and Distribution Federation (FSDF) recently hosted an international conference in collaboration with its partner organisations from the U.S, Canada and Europe.
Supply chain collaboration has long been talked about as the next big thing, yet more often that not it remains a boardroom discussion rather than an operational reality. But as companies begin to plateau after the recession, could now be the time for collaboration to take off? Lucy Tesseras reports.
Yearsley has installed solar panels at two of its cold stores – Heywood in Greater Manchester, and Holmewood near Chesterfield – to produce about ten per cent of each site’s annual electricity consumption.
Ray Gluckman, Technical Director in the Climate Change and Renewables team at SKM Enviros, has been awarded the prestigious Gold Award at the 2011 RAC Cooling Industry Awards.
Sainsbury’s has unveiled a new £1 billion plan, called 20 by 20, which sets out 20 sustainability targets to be achieved by 2020.
The auction of Iceland Foods got off to a strong start after big private equity groups and supermarkets submitted first-round bids for the frozen food business, which has been put up for sale by its majority Icelandic owners.