Tag Archives: Kuehne & Nagel

Sausages with a side order of stationery

Delivering post with the potatoes and backhauling waste to maximise the final mile. It’s logistics in a logical world. Amy Fetzer reports. First it is the food order, another doorbell signals some stationery, whilst the next interruption is for empties. And so it goes on. Deliveries and collections can be disruptive, interrupting the flow of…
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Footprint Awards Shortlist 2016 announced – Are You Amongst the Best of the Best?

The shortlist for Footprint Awards has been announced, revealing the foodservice and hospitality sector’s leading responsible business initiatives. Footprint Awards remains the only initiative to honour the achievements of companies in the area of sustainability and responsible business practice. These awards are open to organisations at every stage in the food supply chain from growers, producers, manufacturers and distributors, through to all hospitality and foodservice operators in both public and private sectors, their suppliers and other stakeholders such as NGOs and specialist support services.

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Triple Bottom Line Award winners announced

THE WINNERS of the first annual Triple Bottom Line Awards for Excellence in the Supply Chain have been announced at a high profile dinner, attended by the great and good of the industry’s procurement professionals, hosted by Footprint and in association with Prestige Purchasing. The National Trust, Sodexo UK & Ireland, Pret a Manger, the…
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Force for good

MANY SKILLED ex-military personnel struggle to adjust to civvy street but they have many valuable skills to offer employers. Amy Fetzer finds out how a Kuehne + Nagel scheme aims to bridge the gap between the two worlds. No job, no home, no teammates and a totally different culture – for ex-military personnel, leaving the forces…
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Footprint Awards 2015: What the industry said….

What do you get when you put some chickens, an ex-rugby international and a dishwasher salesman on a podium together at an awards do? You get a tremendously funny, yet informative night, as the Footprint Awards 2015 showed. The sustainability elite of the foodservice industry gathered together to celebrate achievements, share winning strategies, catch up…
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Interview: Spirit Pub Company’s head of supply chain and purchasing

SPIRIT PUB Company's head of supply chain and purchasing talks to Footprint about sustainability advances in the pub sector.   Niki Goddard: Tell us a little about the sustainability stakes in the pub sector. Ahead or behind the sustainability agenda?   Vance Fairman–Smith: Good question! We have seen good progress with WRAP’s HaFSA but I…
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Footprint Awards 2014 Winners Announced

THE WINNERS of the fourth annual Footprint Awards were last night [22nd May] finally revealed at a glittering ceremony at the prestigious East Wintergarden, after a series of recounts due to nail-bitingly close judging scores across the categories. In an unprecedented turn of events, which organisers hailed as another sign that entry standards in 2014…
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