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Navigating Extreme Weather: How Food Wholesalers and Distributors Adapt to Climate Challenges

Navigating Extreme Weather: How Food Wholesalers and Distributors Adapt to Climate Challenges

Insight author name - Helen Henshaw - CAO

Let’s talk about something that affects every single one of us: the weather. Yep, you heard it right. Those clouds, raindrops, wind ... Read more

Bidfood hit the 10 millionth drop with Qdrop!

Bidfood hit the 10 millionth drop with Qdrop!

Insight author name - Helen Henshaw - CAO

We are thrilled to be part of Bidfood’s journey, providing innovative solutions to enhance their logistics operations. Since the ... Read more

The Middle East Crisis: Events impacting the supply chain for foodservice distributors

The Middle East Crisis: Events impacting the supply chain for foodservice distributors

Insight author name - Helen Henshaw - CAO

Recent activity by Houthi rebels in Yemen attacking ships in the Red Sea has highlighted once again the vulnerability of the world’s ... Read more

Understanding Intensive Farming: Navigating sustainability in food distribution

Understanding Intensive Farming: Navigating sustainability in food distribution

Insight author name - Helen Henshaw - CAO

In the dynamic landscape of the foodservice industry, the pursuit of sustainability takes centre stage. As global population reached 8 ... Read more

Are drones the future for the logistics industry?

Are drones the future for the logistics industry?

Insight author name - Helen Henshaw - CAO

Drones have the potential to play a significant role in the future of the logistics industry, but whether they become the dominant ... Read more

Cybersecurity on the Menu: Navigating AI’s Impact and Threats in the Food Industry

Cybersecurity on the Menu: Navigating AI’s Impact and Threats in the Food Industry

Insight author name - Helen Henshaw - CAO

In today's landscape of constant innovation, something fascinating is brewing. Artificial Intelligence (AI), the technological wizard, ... Read more

Women in IT

Women in IT

Insight author name - Helen Henshaw - CAO

CSD is delighted to welcome Nisad Khandokar and Darshana Belsare, two female devs who have joined our growing team of, I must admit, ... Read more

March of the Robots: Warehouse Trends in Robotics

March of the Robots: Warehouse Trends in Robotics

Insight author name - Helen Henshaw - CAO

It was predicted that by 2025 over 4 million commercial robots would be installed in over 50,000 warehouses, which at the time seemed ... Read more

UK food businesses call for food labelling improvements

UK food businesses call for food labelling improvements

Insight author name - Helen Henshaw - CAO

For England-based businesses working in the food industry, Natasha’s Law brought essential changes to food labelling regulations as ... Read more

The fruit and veg crisis: The impact on the foodservice supply chain in the UK

The fruit and veg crisis: The impact on the foodservice supply chain in the UK

Insight author name - Helen Henshaw - CAO

The news has been buzzing about the UK's current fruit and vegetable shortage, and it's no surprise. Since February some UK ... Read more

The future of farming: How is robotics revolutionising the food and beverage industry?

The future of farming: How is robotics revolutionising the food and beverage industry?

Insight author name - Helen Henshaw - CAO

As the world continues to advance technologically, more and more industries are beginning to explore the possibilities of automation. ... Read more

Are electric vehicles (EV) the future for delivery vehicles?

Are electric vehicles (EV) the future for delivery vehicles?

Insight author name - Helen Henshaw - CAO

In 13 years, the production of petrol and diesel vehicles is due to stop. The expectation is that these vehicles will be replaced ... Read more

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