UK Success in Fresh Connection with Mars leading the way

UK companies have been uniquely successful in that every team entering has qualified for the global competition rounds starting next week. SCALA’s Fresh Connection One Day and Online events were a big success with Mars, Cadbury/Kraft, Futurmaster, SpecSavers and Kimberly-Clark emerging as the top teams. Mars stormed ahead with an impressive 4.49% average ROI after just three rounds. In the […]

Demand Accelerates for Fresh Connection

A great upsurge in interest in companies taking part in this year’s event has meant SCALA have had to add an additional event to their programme Bookings have exploded for the one day event for the initial three rounds of Fresh Connection and an additional day has now been organised for the 17th April at Whittlebury Hall Major names in […]

Business Risk in Fresh Connection

Business  and consumer risks from supplier problems and operational variability through to changes in customer demand patterns are part of a major development in The Fresh Connection 2013 Working with SCALA,  Keith Newton, previously CS&L Director with Cadbury/Kraft, will now ensure Fresh Connection continues to meet companies needs in the developing retail marketplace 

Major Brands sign up to Fresh Connection

The Fresh Connection 2013 will be keenly contested with many major brands participating including Mars, Kraft-Cadbury, Waitrose, Unilever, Birds Eye, Kimberly Clark, Jordans & Ryvita, Westmill Foods, Continental Tyres, Norbert Dentressangle and Borg Warner. The event is being supported once again by Toyota Material Handling,  the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport and the FSDF with the UK Grand Final […]

SCALA: LPR Win Fresh Connection Competition Crown

La Palette Rouge has won the 2012 SCALA Fresh Connection Supply Chain Competition. The palette pool operator topped the board at the UK Grand Final, claiming victory with an impressive 34% return of investment. John Salsbury, LPR Operations Manager stated: “The whole team are over the moon to have won. As a business we strive to be the best at […]

SCALA: LPR Lead Penultimate Fresh Connection Round

La Palette Rouge tops the rankings in the penultimate round of the UK Fresh Connection Competition. With only two finger nail biting weeks until the Supply Chain and Logistics Competition Final, the palette pool provider is looking to clinch victory. John Salsbury, LPR Operations Director said: “The team are absolutely delighted to have finished top and are determined to win […]

Unilever Win Fresh Connection Derby

Unilever stormed ahead of the Fresh Connection Competition winning the Manchester event outright. The world leading supplier of fast-moving consumer goods competed against British supermarket retailers in the training and development programme last week. Battling over supply chain strategy supremacy, Unilever came on top with a 2.78% ROI lead, placing them 4th in the overall competition.

Mars take first step to Fresh Connection crown

Mars storm ahead in the SCALA Fresh Connection Competition with an impressive 15.63% ROI lead after the first 2 Day Competition event. Competing last week with Tesco Direct, General Mills and Kimberly-Clark, the confectioner managed to fight off tough opposition. An intense atmosphere hung in the air as the four organisations battled over supply chain strategy supremacy and Fresh Connection […]

SCALA: LPR top global tally board in Fresh Connection

Storming ahead of all other participants, La Palette Rouge are on top of the global results beating all the other 127 teams across the entire Fresh Connection world. The leading pallet pool operator hit the top of the tally board this week with an outstanding 8.1% Return of Investment in the leading supply chain and logistics development competition. The LPR […]

Fresh Connection launches with a bang!

SCALA’s Fresh Connection 2012 Competition launched with a bang this week at Foodex and Food and Drink Expo. SCALA’s Fresh Connection competition cube was in full swing as attendees and exhibitors filled the area to play the interactive development sessions. Others watched from the outside to catch a glimpse of the intense atmosphere. This business training and development programme, which […]