SCALA to Distribute Wearable Barcode Technology in Europe

Wearable Tech

SCALA has been appointed European distributor for Chinese technology company HYCO’s wearable barcode scanning solutions. The system enables warehouse operatives to scan and process barcodes while leaving both hands free for work. This leads to greater efficiency, accuracy and safety, and has been proven to offer businesses potential improvements in productivity of between 15 and 50%. Read […]

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Significant growth sees SCALA’s profit and revenue soar

SCALA, a leading provider of management services for the supply chain and logistics sector, has reported a record-breaking year for turnover and profitability. Profit before tax (EBITDA) has increased by a staggering 72% from 17/18 to 18/19, due to the company’s continued expansion both in the UK and across the world. Turnover has also grown […]

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SCALA continues growth with new executive appointment

With 35 years’ experience in the manufacturing sector, Nigel Smith joins the team as executive director. Having held a variety of senior leadership, director and board level operational roles at high-profile FMCG companies including Mars and Tayto, Nigel brings with him a wealth of expertise encompassing manufacturing supply chain and multi-business integration. In his most […]

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Manufacturers to transform customer responsiveness with new Demand Driven offering

Manufacturers will be able to accurately plan stock holding and production quantities thanks to the launch of a new approach that will enable companies to align their supply chain decisions with actual market demand. The Demand Driven solution has been developed by SCALA, a leading procurement, supply chain and logistics consultancy, and allows businesses to […]

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Technology Providers Seen As Most Prolific In Driving Supply Chain Development

Technology providers were hailed for driving the most change in the supply chain sector at the last week’s SCALA Annual Supply Chain Debate. The debate, which discussed who is driving developments in supply chain and customer service – retailers, brand owners, logistics companies or technology providers – found that technology companies were the main enablers of change, […]

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SCALA Powers Ahead With Growth Plans Following Further Senior Hire

SCALA, a leading provider of management services for the supply chain and logistics sector, is on track to reach its ambitious growth targets following the appointment of a new senior consultant. Rob Wright has over 35 years’ of experience in supply chain and logistics management, having spent 29 of these years moving up the ranks […]

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Paul Bebbington joins SCALA

Paul Bebbington, the former head of European distribution for Kellogg’s, has joined the SCALA team. At Kellogg’s he oversaw the company’s distribution strategy across the whole of Europe and was responsible for managing teams and programmes across various departments, including cost and service improvement, logistics sourcing, 3PL contract management and network optimisation. During his time with […]

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SCALA China – Official LinkedIn

Following on from the news a few weeks ago concerning our SCALA CHINA joint venture, our official LinkedIn for the project is now live at https://lnkd.in/gnJn995. Make sure you follow to keep up to date with everything that’s happening, especially aspects such as Best Practice and automotive industry updates. You can also follow us on […]

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SCALA CHINA are hiring!

We are currently seeking to recruit top quality Supply Chain professionals fluent in Mandarin and English and experienced either in the U.K. Or Europe. If you are interested please do not hesitate to contact us either on here, Twitter, email, or LinkedIn. In addition, feel free to share this with anyone you think might be interested.  

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Impressive Visit to Ocean Group in China

John Perry and Phil Reuben have just returned from Suzhou, near Shanghai in China, where they visited the Ocean Group and were keynote speakers at an important supply chain conference on Synergy and Collaboration. The conference was held at the Suzhou Xi’ an Jiangtong-Liverpool University and was attended by over 100 senior directors from a wide […]

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Business Leaders Told ‘Adapt or Watch your Businesses Die’

‘Learn to adapt or watch your business die’, was the harsh message delivered to UK Business Directors by Demand Driven Supply Chain guru, Carol Ptak, at the SCALA Demand Driven Supply Chain Directors’ Briefing. (5 October 2016), concerning the longevity of British business.                 Ptak, co-founder of the […]

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Demand for Improvements Drives British Businesses to Make Savings

Demand Driven Supply Chain Management

Carol Ptak, co-founder of the US Demand Driven Institute, will address Supply Chain Directors from some of the top UK companies at the forthcoming SCALA Directors’ Briefing: Demand Driven Supply Chain Management. (5 October 2016, Argyll Room, No. 4 Hamilton Place, London W1J 7BQ). The event will introduce Directors to the benefits of Demand Driven […]

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AB World Foods Crowned Fresh Connection UK Champions

AB World Foods claimed the title of UK Grand Champions in the The Fresh Connection supply chain simulation competition run by leading logistics consultancy SCALA. The company’s Juiced in Time team beat 10 other entrants from a range of top UK companies, including previous winners Mondelez International and Unilever, Kimberly Clark Corporation, Collect+, DHL and […]

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Delegates Savour the Debate Experience

Annual Logistics Debate

The 2015 SCALA Annual Logistics Debate was a great success and we received excellent feedback from delegates about their experience. Every delegate that responded to our feedback survey rated the Speaker Line-Up, the Venue & Setting and the Networking Opportunities as GOOD or EXCELLENT. In addition, 100% said they would recommend to fellow industry professionals […]

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