JDE UK & IRELAND
JDE UK & IRELAND
JDE UK & Ireland was looking to partner with a sector specialist to optimise their UK supply chain, whilst improving stock availability and reducing port costs.
OUR CUSTOMER
JDE UK & Ireland is a subsidiary of JDE Peet’s, the world’s leading pure-play coffee and tea company, serving approximately 4,500 cups of coffee or tea per second. JDE Peet’s unleashes the possibilities of coffee and tea in more than 100 countries with a portfolio of over 50 brands including Kenco, Douwe Egberts, Tassimo and L’OR in the UK & Ireland. JDE UK & Ireland employs approximately 650 employees across three sites in Hurley, Banbury and Dublin. In 2021, JDE Peet’s generated total sales of EUR 7 billion and employed a global workforce of more than 19,000 employees.
JDE UK & Ireland was looking to partner with a sector specialist to optimise their UK green coffee supply chain, whilst improving stock availability and reducing port costs. Developing effective partnerships with suppliers is a key enabler for JDE to achieve their overall business objectives. The timing of the project fell across 2020 and during the Global Pandemic, and the two teams delivered the business change mainly through remote working.
THE OPPORTUNITY
OUR SOLUTION
The Commodity Centre’s team designed a customised process, utilising its propriety technologies to manage and track the flow of inventory into the UK through various storage and handling facilities.
BENEFITS TO JDE:
The flexibility and cost focus of the solution, whilst maintaining the entire supply chain visibility, was a key differentiator for JDE UK & Ireland and brought about several significant cost savings to the project, and at the same time improving productivity.
JDE UK & Ireland | Commodity Centre