CAST UK growth curve continues with five appointments

Cast UK, which specialises in recruiting specifically in procurement, supply chain and logistics, has bolstered its team with five new appointments to its Manchester office.

New partnership for dairy cooperative and supplier

Cheese supplier Adams Foods and dairy cooperative First Milk are now in a strategic partnership, they have announced.

Steady growth for Cast UK is a good sign for everyone

It would appear that the nation is slowly uncrossing its fingers. The UK’s GDP is up 0.8% and confidence of growth is returning to the housing market. While there’s still a long way to go (not least in a reduction in the cost of living, which is being squeezed by high energy bills), we can be pretty confident that a certain buoyancy has returned to Britain.

UK and China flight talks planned

Patrick McLoughlin, the transport secretary, has been able to secure some negotiations with the aim of meaning more direct flights linking the UK and China will be possible in future.

Savings to supply chain helps increase WHSmith profits

Thanks to a number of supply chain initiatives, including the use of new voice picking technology, and other cost-reduction schemes, WH Smith says its high street business saved £18 million last year.