What role can technology play in transforming the food and drink industry for the better?: transparency roundup

Provenance

“For every $1 spent on food, society pays $2 in health, environmental, and economic costs” (Source: Ellen MacArthur Foundation ). Inefficient food consumption with the equivalent of six rubbish trucks of edible food lost or wasted every second.

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Has Blockchain Reached its RFID Moment?

Supply Chain @ MIT

In 2003 Walmart told suppliers they were required to affix radio frequency identification (RFID) tags to pallets and cases within three years.

Showing Creativity in SCM Research

SCM Research

A colleague recently recommended the following article to me: Mansfield (2003): Spatializing Globalization: A “Geography of Quality” in the Seafood Industry. Herein, the author takes a look at the quality of products in that industry.

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Walmart again Raises Chargeback Stakes

Enterra Insights

threshold for food consumables. Back in 2003, Zeiger wrote, “In some cases, [suppliers insist], the requirements are petty, arbitrary or even illogical. Retailer compliance initiatives can lead to efficiency,” HighBeam Research, 1 October 2003. [3] Walmart recently made headlines when it toughened delivery demands for its suppliers.

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Ooh, Scary Stuff, Kids. Tales from the Supply Chain Crypt.

Kinaxis

In September 1999, candy giant Hershey Foods former CEO and Chairman told Wall Street analysts that the company was having trouble with its new order-taking and distribution computer system. by Teresa Chiykowski Warning: This blog post isn’t for the faint of heart.

How do we Drive Invention to Innovation in Planning?

Supply Chain Shaman

In 2003, short-term forecasting approach using pattern recognition was invented by Terra Technology to replace rules-based consumption. In food and beverage companies, I think that we are at a supply chain crisis. Consumers do not trust big brand supply chains to deliver healthy food.

CSR: Small Is Beautiful

EcoVadis

Founded in 2003 and with only 15 employees onboard, human resources firm Kenseo is one such business. Out of the 50,000 companies on the EcoVadis platform, some 7,000 are located in France. Around 16 percent of them are very small businesses with up to 25 employees.

CSR: Does Size Really Matter?

EcoVadis

Founded in 2003 and with only 15 employees onboard, human resources firm Kenseo is one such business. Out of the 50,000 companies on the EcoVadis platform, some 7,000 are located in France. Around 16 percent of them are very small businesses with up to 25 employees.

How the Terra Acquisition Fits Into the Future Supply Chain

E2open

Campbell Soup was the first company to adopt demand sensing in 2003. For more insight, you can read the full article from Food & Drink Technology here. . How the Terra Acquisition Fits Into the Future Supply Chain. brooke. Tuesday 24 May 2016. Robert F. Byrne, VP and GM, Forecasting Solutions, E2open. This is probably not a surprise but supply chains are inherently multi-enterprise.

Do Supply Chain Planning systems generate any value?

Kinaxis

I was on a call last week with a large company in the food and beverage space that has spent $100s of millions, and many years, on an ERP deployment. However, in a subsequent article published in 2003 and titled “ Computing Productivity: Firm-Level Evidence ” Erik states that.

Why Is It So Hard to Find Good Help These Days?

Material Handling & Logistics

Across the board, from fast food to manufacturing, what we are hearing, to put it into simple terms, is an over-the-top request to develop and implement site, equipment and task-specific training programs.

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Conscious Clothing? Why Fashion's Going Green

Material Handling & Logistics

For years now, we’ve watched the old guard of the packaged-food industry get pummeled as consumers look to fill their grocery carts with trendier items bearing feel-good labels such as “natural” or “sustainably sourced.”. Nearly twice as much apparel was sold in 2017 than in 2003.

RELEX Solutions to Showcase First Cloud-Based Collaborative Planogram Solution at RBTE, Europe’s Fastest Growing Annual Retail Event

RELEX Solutions

The majority of its stores open seven days a week from 6am to 11pm and offer local communities a range of convenience food and household goods. One Stop is a subsidiary of Tesco which acquired the stores in 2003. Read PDF. One Stop Stores will present how RELEX’s innovative technology supports its customer-centric strategy.

The Top Dozen Supply Chain Innovations of All-Time

Operations and Supply Chain Management

The network analyzed was that of Hunt-Wesson Foods. The Kiva Robotic Picking System: The idea for the orange AGV-like robots that bring inventory to order pickers was first conceived in 2003 by CEO Mick Mountz, and with the help of some MIT professors Kiva brought the technology to market less than two-years later. First Thoughts. By Dan Gilmore – Editor-in-Chief. April 23, 2015.

Ten Best Retailers at Handling Dangerous Chemicals

Material Handling & Logistics

Since 2003, Apple has reduced or eliminated chemicals of concern from products, including lead, arsenic, brominated flame retardants, and PVC/phthalates from certain components. Whole Foods Markets. One-third of 30 major U.S.