August 28th, 2020

'FIVE FACTORS' - 5 ways Covid-19 has altered the way distributors work

Stock stagnation and massively impacted supply has caused irreversible changes for a lot of distributors over the past few months. In response, the Indsutry as a whole has had to adopt novel ways to reach customers, mostly including a reliance on digital systems and e-commerce marketing and sales. We took a look at 5 ways distributors in the food & beverage Industry has altered the way they work to continue the supply of goods to customers, new and old.

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August 27th, 2020

How a Smart Direct Store Delivery Solution can benefit the FMCG industry? (1)

The FMCG industry is highly competitive and because of the perishable nature of many goods, managing sale or return and other types of contract becomes very admin-heavy which impacts profit margins. Finding a solution that makes the delivery, invoicing and administration process faster and smoother is a game changer. To be profitable in this sector you require a capable and fast mobile Sales and Delivery Management, accurate Stock Management, and Route Planning System.

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August 25th, 2020

‘DID YOU MISS IT?’ - Eat Out to Help Out scheme sends wholesaler sales soaring

The UK's 'Eat out to Help Out' Scheme has proven extremely popular with the public. The UK's Wholesale Industry has also witnessed a boom in profits, with some wholesalers reporting better figures this August than the same time last year. Over at JMP foodservice, they reported that "The initiative has enabled the Cumbrian wholesaler to bring all furloughed staff back to the office, having used the job retention scheme for half of its 42-strong workforce from April to August."

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August 25th, 2020

‘DID YOU MISS IT?’ - FWD - Majority of consumers still nervous about eating out

Despite the widespread discounts on offer at the minute, consumers are still very wary about the idea of eating out. The FWD revealed that “Nearly three quarters (71%) of consumers who said they nervous to eat out, said the would wait a few weeks before going to a restaurant.” In this week’s ‘did you miss it?’, we shed light on the FWD’s exploration into consumer trends and attitudes towards restaurant dining in the ‘new normal’.

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August 24th, 2020

REPOST - COVID-19 and the rise of direct-to-consumer deliveries, delivery system, delivery service (1)

This article will dive into the rise of home deliveries, and how the trend may become a permanent business model for many businesses who have adopted this direct-to-consumer model.

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