-->

Latest News

JJ’s launches Amazon-style notifications for online deliveries


 
National wholesaler JJ Foodservice is the first UK wholesaler to introduce an Amazon-style notification system to give online customers an estimated time of arrival based on real-time data.
 
Customers, who were previously given a four-hour window for online deliveries, will now be sent an email notification when their order is first dispatched and then again when the driver is nearby. JJ’s can then calculate positioning with local traffic conditions to give an estimated arrival time.
 
Head of operations at JJ Foodservice, Sedat Kaan Hendekli, says the development – which is the first of its kind in the UK foodservice and grocery wholesale sector – will help to dramatically improve convenience for busy caterers.

He adds: “If customers are expecting us – they can be prepared, have payment ready, and make space for the delivery. This speeds up the process both ends.”
 
This year JJ Foodservice introduced paperless technology to its warehouse – customers’ orders are sent directly to pickers via a mobile device, helping to reduce paper waste. More recently, an investment into telematics has helped to optimise driver journeys, helping to give customers a speedier service while using less fuel and reducing vehicle emissions.

Archive

Rockfish Brixham closed as suspected bomb found

Rockfish in Brixham, Devon, one of six outlets owned by Mitch Tonks, was forced to close yesterday after what was thought to be an unexploded bomb was discovered by a local trawler.

Top twenty takeaways revealed

Following a mystery dine by industry experts, the Top 20 takeaways in the Fish & Chip Shop of the Year category have been revealed.

York chippy casts it net to China

A North Yorkshire fish and chip shop has seen a 15-fold increase in the number of Chinese coach parties, and this week alone it has served more than 100 Chinese tourists in three separate groups

Drywite announces Young Fish Frier shortlist

Following an initial judging round which involved a written questionnaire as well as a Skype interview, Drywite has announced the 10 young fish friers shortlisted for the Drywite Young Fish Frier of the Year Competition.
<< Newer
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10
Older >>