Tools to use for better inventory turnover management

When it comes to analyzing inventory turnover, every supply manager should think of inventory turns as a measure of how well the company’s products are doing in the market and how well its inventory is managed. The inventory turnover ratio is one of the best indicators of how efficiently a business is turning its inventory …

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‘Disappointing’ lack of diversity in supply chain management

The supply chain profession is largely white male and lacking in ethnic and gender diversity, according to a report.  A study by consultancy Supply Chain Insights found 57% of supply chain managers were caucasian and only 28% were female. “Sadly, diversity in the profession remains an issue. I foolishly thought we had made more progress,” said …

KFC reverts to original distributor after chicken crisis

  KFC has reappointed its original chicken distributor for some of its UK restaurants after a botched delivery deal with DHL forced the temporary closure of hundreds of outlets last month. Yesterday, the fast food giant announced it had signed a new long-term deal with Bidvest Logistics, its previous delivery partner, to supply 350 outlets …