Inventory Policy: Focus on your core and trim the fat

For many out there this is the ‘January’ of the working world. A new financial year, new plans, strategies, hopes and dreams…. 

 

My Supply Chain Resolutions are as important now as ever. In this blog, I’m going to look deeper into my second Supply Chain resolution “Focus on Your Core and Trim the Fat”. It’s all about inventory policy and Core product identification.

Getting this right will improve a whole host of things throughout your entire supply chain; warehousing and logistics costs, procurement saving opportunities, write down savings and availability improvements, ultimately leading to increased sales revenue and a healthier bottom line.

Cast UK welcome Abigail and Michael to the team

We are pleased to announce two new starters who have joined our team at Orange Towers, Abigail Robinson and Michael Bentley.

Top Ten Candidate Excuses

As recruiters it’s frustrating to hear if a candidate has not attended an interview, however some excuses we have heard over our 13 years have made us laugh. Here are our top ten worst, best or most unusual candidate excuses we’ve had over to get out of an interview. Some of them we hear time & time again, while others are somewhat less common!

 

Supply Chain Resolutions - Know your worth

Previously, I shared my 5 top Supply Chain resolutions, and since then I’ve had a couple of people ask me to explain more around how they can implement these changes. Well… ask and you shall receive (as I’m sure any reverand will agree).

 

So, I thought I’d start at the beginning with my first resolution: KNOW YOUR WORTH.

Rachel Sellers Guest Blog - Is your forecasting 'fit for purpose'?'

Guest Blog by Rachel Sellers, Commercial Planning professional-

All too often, when businesses are trying to improve their sales forecasting, reduce inventory holding, or simply improve availability and customer service, the first port of call is to review the forecast accuracy.

Cast UK welcome Olivia Fisher to the team

We’re excited to welcome Liv Fisher to the team at our Manchester head office!

Employers – get the most from your recruitment consultant

Whether you’re new to using a recruitment consultant or you've been dealing with them for a long time, have you ever considered whether you’re really making the most of what they have to offer?

5 reasons to work at Cast UK

Whenever I meet with candidates to discuss opportunities here at the Cast UK, I always ask them; “what strengths can you bring the team?”, “what makes you stand out against other candidates?” or “why do you want to work at Cast UK?”.

Cast UK welcome new Managing Consultant

We are delighted to announce the appointment of new Managing Consultant, Annabel Plowman, joining us at our Manchester office.

Hotseat: Jack Currell on beginning his career in recruitment

Jack joined Cast UK 3 months ago and is part our Supply Chain team, recruiting professionals into the FMCG and Retail sectors across the South East. Jack joined Cast UK after graduating from Sheffield Hallam with a degree in Business and Enterprise Management and has previous experience in sale and supplier relationship roles.