Retailtainment – The battle against ecommerce

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The office for National Statistics (ONS), defines ecommerce as: “the sale or purchase of goods or services, conducted over computer networks by methods specifically designed for the purpose of receiving or placing of orders”. As we enter into a new year, and the evolution of technology continues to expand, more consumers are shopping online, fuelling…

Top Tips to Strengthen your Supply Chain

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Supply Chain Management can be defined as the strategic coordination of business functions, with the aim of achieving the most efficient movement and storage of goods from point of origin to point of consumption. The Specialist Logistics and Supply Chain Consultants at The Supply Chain Consulting Group (SCCG), understand how important it is for any business,…

September 2017 – New Month, New Opportunities

  For many, today is the first working week-day of a new month. Gideon Hillman Consulting understand that a new month presents new opportunities and possibilities to improve upon your business’s Logistics, Supply Chain and Warehousing processes. Established in 2004, Gideon Hillman Consulting is one of the UK’s leading Supply Chain and Logistics Consultancies, an…

12 New Projects Awarded in Qtr1 2014

Gideon Hillman Consulting Ltd has been awarded 12 new consultancy projects in the first Qtr of the current calendar year; which require a range of the specialist skill sets unique to the highly experienced and qualified consultant team. These include distribution strategy review and development, warehouse improvement projects and new warehouse design and build across…

Logistics Experts Support Grocery Retailers Distribution Network Strategy

Farmfoods the frozen food specialists has expanded throughout the United Kingdom to 320 stores selling frozen, chilled and ambient products. The stores are serviced by three Distribution Centres (DCs) in Cumbernauld, Warrington and Birmingham which service approximately a third of the stores each. Farmfoods engaged the specialist logistics team at Gideon Hillman Consulting to review…

Finalists for the UKWA Warehousing Awards 2014

It was announced last week that Gideon Hillman Consulting is a finalist for the Customer Service Award for the UKWA Warehousing Awards 2014. The entry is for the development of a Global Warehousing and Asset Management System with FoundOcean, an offshore subsea construction company specialising in underwater grouting. The project also included the design and layouts of…

Innovative Global Stock System for SubSea Construction company

FoundOcean is a subsea and offshore grouting specialist for the global energy subsea construction industries. Its primary business is securing structures such as wind turbines and oil platforms to the seabed by foundation grouting; as well as specialist projects such as constructing the underwater concrete platform to support the Costa Concordia when it was righted…

Finalists in two categories for the SHD Logistics Awards

  It was announced last week that Gideon Hillman Consulting is a finalist for two different award categories for the SHD Logistics Awards 2014. The two categories, both for the design and implementation of new build DC and warehouse, are the Warehouse Efficiency Award and New/Start-Up Facility Award The winners of the awards will be…

Four New Projects Awarded since January 1st

Gideon Hillman Consulting Ltd has already been awarded four new consultancy projects so far this calendar year; which require a range of the specialist skill sets unique to the highly experienced and qualified consultant team. These include distribution strategy review and development, warehouse improvement projects and new warehouse design and build across a range of sectors. ‘This is…

UK Distribution Strategy for Live and Frozen Reptile Food

Monkfield Nutrition,  a market leader in the breeding and supply of live reptile food for over 25 years; are implementing a distribution strategy developed and recommended by Gideon Hillman Consulting. With increasing customer service demands, challenging products to deliver, limited third party support options and a National distribution area Monkfield Nutrition approached Gideon Hillman Consulting to…