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In this article, updated daily, we summarise the latest responses to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK:

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In this article we round up the latest initiatives from Aldi and Lidl UK and Ireland to address the challenges created by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.  Aldi Introduces priority shopping for all emergency workers. They will be able to bypass the queues into store any time by showing ID Store and distribution staff will recieve a 10% pay rise, backdated from 9th March, in recogn...
Aldi is fast tracking its payments to over 200 of its smallest suppliers in Ireland, thanks to a new five-day payment regime that has been put in place. Up to €1million worth of goods annually The new payment terms, which will become effective by the end of March, will remain in place throughout the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. They will apply to businesses that supply the retailer with...
Australia’s competition watchdog has allowed major supermarket chains to work with each other to overcome supply issues, given the unprecedented demand by consumers in recent weeks during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Coles, Woolworths, Aldi and IGA (Metcash) The four major supermarkets are due to sidestep competition rules for six months, to ensure consumers have a “reliable and fai...

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06/04/2020
Aldi Suisse has added electronic crowd monitoring systems at 110 of its busiest stores.
14/01/2020
Each year, we call out the trends we believe will most influence supply chains in the year to come. In this report, we detail our selection, bringing to life our thinking with case studies and raising questions and considerations to help you capitalise.

In this report, we highlight the four supply chain trends that will mark 2019: micro-fulfilment on a macro scale, eager experimenters, clarity on circularity and capitalising on connections

We look at the importance of inventory and how it can, if effectively managed, directly influence business objectives and decisions – from sales to waste, to cash flow and investment. 

26 January 2021, Birmingham

The IGD Aldi Trade Briefing returns to share its exciting plans for 2021 and beyond. Join us at the ICC in Birmingham to hear from Giles Hurley, CEO at Aldi UK and Ireland, and other commercial leaders.

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A practical one day workshop for all roles in suppliers, to help develop your understanding of the vital part that supply chains play in underpinning FMCG businesses.