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22 November 2012
Is able to build, maintain and leverage effective working relationships whilst considering their behavioural styles and functional needs. Impact  The supply chain relies heavily on delivering results through people. The ability to support, collaborate, challenge and motivate in an effective and sustainable way is critical to optimising performance. Great with people - performance...
22 November 2012
Is able to sort and identify key information, sharing it in a way that is easily understood. Impact  Supply chain is built around its customers – internal and external. Offering accurate, timely and easy to understand data and information is critical to its success. Communication - performance levels
22 November 2012
Works with numbers and data in a variety of formats, is meticulously accurate and able to present findings in a clear and easily understood format. Impact  The supply chain relies on receiving accurate and timely data upon which to act. Accurate numbers allow comprehensive review of past performance and robust forecasting of future performance both of which are critical to driving commercia...
22 November 2012
Enjoys the continuous pursuit of objectives to a positive conclusion. Impact  The supply chain is an environment demanding disciplined planning and execution and where results are immediately visible. An ability to plan and achieve results, with resilience, is key to day to day supply chain delivery. Results focused - performance levels
22 November 2012
Be able to draw conclusions from the inter-complexities of data, opinion and situation. Impact In the highly pressured and dynamic environment of supply chain the ability to make the correct decision is critical. The analyst is able to interpret data from a number of sources and formulate an appropriate course of action, to keep the supply chain running smoothly. Analysis - performance ...
15 November 2012
Symbol group operators, such as Budgens and Costcutter, now account for 40% of UK convenience store sales, according to the latest research published today (Thursday) by IGD at its Convenience Retailing 2012 conference. This share is up from 22% in 2002. Symbol group stores currently generate £13.6bn in sales, nearly three times the value they delivered ten years ago. IGD predicts they wi...
07 November 2012
Our industry groups are set up to bring companies and people together to tackle the challenges faced by consumers and shoppers and to deliver benefits to the public at large. We share their work as widely as possible to make a big difference in the areas that people most care about. These include nutrition, sustainability, skills and employment. Groups are largely drawn from IGD’s membership ...
07 November 2012
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23 October 2012
Through ECR (Efficient Consumer Response) UK’s initiatives, businesses are being encouraged to eliminate waste by making better product and packaging design, range and forecasting decisions, with colleagues and trading partners. Prevention is the best outcome from both a commercial and environmental perspective. Where that is not possible, companies should divert waste away from landfill or se...
18 October 2012
  Booker wanted to reduce waste within their supply chain so identified their top 20 Retail Ambient products in branch. KitKat 4 Finger & KitKat Chunky were highlighted as two of these. By using WastePreventConnect , Booker were able to raise the issue with Nestlé’s Supply Chain and collaboratively work on resolving the issue.  Both parties met at branch to see the issue first hand...