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16 August 2018
See how working in supply chain opened up a new career opportunity for Kellogg’s new sales manager, Naomi Crossley: What’s involved (0:10) How a review of her skills prompted the move (0:30) The skills that will help her make the transition (1:00) The most enjoyable part of working in supply chain (1:28) Continuing to collaborate with supply chain colleagues (1:52) Advice o...
16 August 2018
Find out what it’s like to work in customer logistics in this short video: What’s involved (0:10) The most enjoyable part of working in supply chain (0:35) Typical challenges and the skills you need to overcome them (1:00) The secret to success (1:32) Career path to customer logistics manager (1:58) Advice on making an impact in your career in supply chain (2:22) Top thr...
09 August 2018
A growing body of literature 1 and experience suggests that something isn’t working in many of today’s organisations. Modern markets are complex, uncertain and move faster than ever before. But why can’t our sophisticated modern organisations cope? Mark Bouch, managing director of Leading Change , explains below. The legacy of 20th century management thinking is part of the problem. ...
03 August 2018
One of the major themes of the IGD Category Management and Shopper Marketing Summit 2018 was how traditional markets are fragmenting. Markets that once appeared homogenous have split into new segments with their own distinct needs, requirements, and preferences. Retailers and suppliers need to respond to the new opportunities and pressures that this creates.  Ray Leung, IGD’s Category Capabi...
01 August 2018
Feeding Britain’s Future continues to evolve, and this spring food scientists, NPD technicians, engineers and web designers from across our industry went back to school to inspire the next generation of STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) talent.  Feeding Britain’s Future creates structured opportunities for students to spend quality time with industry professionals from across...
01 August 2018
Customs and trade have taken centre stage on Brexit this year for good reasons. This is a vital area and a solution is urgently needed. However, if this becomes resolved, attention is likely to transfer to immigration policy, another critical topic.  According to the UK Food and Drink Supply Chain Workforce Group, around a third of UK-based workers in the food and drink chain are EU national...
01 August 2018
The fog of uncertainty Trade and customs are proving to be the biggest sticking points in Brexit negotiations. In this article we consider what’s still to be resolved and what it means for you, if you work for a food and grocery company. The UK government’s stated aim is to leave the EU Customs Union and Single Market but then to minimise disruption through a new free trade agreement and ...
01 August 2018
Discover how, by deliberately challenging the rules and conventions of the space you’re working in, you can inspire new, exciting, even revolutionary ideas. SEE MORE RESOURCES ON CREATIVITY PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
01 August 2018
Watch this introductory video to see how our three short videos will help you to think differently.   Continue your learning by watching the next video in the series. Watch the next video » SEE MORE RESOURCES ON CREATIVITY PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
01 August 2018
Watch this webinar recording to: Understand what “being creative” really means Learn five tips about creative habits and behaviours that will help you look at challenges with a fresh perspective What's next? Move onto the next video to learn more about creative thinking tools and behaviours. Watch the next video » SEE MORE RESOURCES ON CREATIVITY ...