July 29th, 2020

'Specifics' - Route Monitor

From live delivery and stock updates, to instant recalling of reports and PODs, our Route Monitor allows complete visibility over all deliveries, routes and drivers, all of the time.

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July 28th, 2020

[REPOST] - Using Technology to Sort Out the Retail Food Waste Challenge

According to ReFED, a multi-stakeholder nonprofit committed to reducing food waste, U.S. retail enterprises generate about 16 billion pounds of waste a year. Risnews explored this massive challenge, how technology can help, and how retailers can widen profit margins using these technologies. Check it out.

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July 28th, 2020

'DID YOU MISS IT?' - FWD still concerned at support for wholesalers

In this article the FWD chief executive James Bielby spoke out on the ongoing talks with the UK’s Government, regarding the lack of support shown for the Wholesale Industry during these tough times.

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July 27th, 2020

[REPOST] - 'Student-developed device predicts avocado ripeness'

A team of students from Harvard have developed a device which can be used by retailers to measure the ripeness of fruit & veg. They chose to focus on the avocado, given its price, and argue that this could help regulate stock and prevent waste in the future. Read the full article at techxplore.com.

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July 27th, 2020

'IN THE LOOP' - The Downside to Flexible Workforces: UBER, Deliveroo & Lyft

Gig economy work has soared in recent years - The flexibility and control workers have means they can choose when and where they work. However, the downside to this flexibility is insecurity. We looked into this downside, exploring the poor conditions, the lack of protection and rights these workers have.

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