Supply chain

The latest news, analysis, data and video on fulfilment, the supply chain and logistics in retail.

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Michael Gove


‘An SOS to Michael Gove: Stop tinkering while Rome burns and save our supply chains’


Relations between retail and the government have been strained, to put it diplomatically, over the past few months.

Explore: The retail supply chain



‘Driverless delivery might be the answer – but at what cost?’


As anyone who follows me on Twitter will know, I’ve long questioned the point of autonomous vehicles. If anyone knows the answer, feel free to tweet me. But it seems the concept of driverless vehicles is something we’ve all recently had to come to terms with, in a different way. 

Posed photo of Morrisons chief executive David Potts


Analysis: Why Morrisons’ Potts is feeling Christmas cheer despite profit slump


Despite reporting a slump in profits for the first half of the year, Morrisons was bullish on its full-year profit guidance, saying it would be higher than the £431m it reported in exceptional circumstances last year. 

Lorries queueing Dover


Analysis: Supply chain snarl-up – how retailers can smooth out the kinks


Any time, any place, anywhere. Retail has pretty much lived by the Martini mantra for decades now as an ever more sleek and adaptable supply chain has enabled consumers to benefit from an abundance of goods always on the shelf, whether digital or in-store.

The UK retail’s most influential leaders unveiled


The Retail 100 ranks the people transforming retail, speaking out, innovating, making headlines and driving growth.

This year’s ranking – produced in association with partners Braze, Mode and Okta – places special emphasis on leaders who have shown continued resilience and stepped up their support for colleagues and customers during Covid-19, while pivoting their businesses for the post-pandemic world too.