Supply chain management in banana: Integration of tradition and innovation of world’s favorite fruit

Originally published in the compendium, “Export of GI and Traditional Bananas: Present Scenario, Trade Opportunities and Way Forward’ by ICAR- National Research Centre for Banana.

How Our Comprehensive Tech Stack Improves the Food Supply Chain

The food supply chain in India is very fragile and we regularly see fluctuations in demand and inflation of prices. There is huge waste generation in the supply chain of specially fresh produce because of its perishable nature. In a supply chain, there are majorly three flows – Information, Material and Money. Flow of information… Continue reading How Our Comprehensive Tech Stack Improves the Food Supply Chain

WayCool’s Food Flag: Celebrating India’s Journey from Food Scarcity to Food Freedom

Story behind WayCool’s Food Flag

This Independence Day, as the aroma of your favourite dish fills the air, we encourage everyone to reflect on India’s incredible journey from food insecurity to food surplus. It is one of the most fascinating and inspiring stories of food freedom in the world today. The story of India’s agricultural growth is one borne out… Continue reading WayCool’s Food Flag: Celebrating India’s Journey from Food Scarcity to Food Freedom

WayCool Leading the Future of Supply Chain Management with GEMBA

Future of Supply Chain Management, GEMBA - WayCool

What gets measured gets managed and improved as well! To measure, one needs to keep track of work being done and the value being created, continuously. This becomes a huge challenge when there is a dearth of information which unfortunately is the case usually.  A few charts, tables or calculations may not be enough to give clear insight… Continue reading WayCool Leading the Future of Supply Chain Management with GEMBA

Creating Women Leaders to Upgrade Quality and Productivity

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The best solutions are sometimes found in unexpected places. For an excellent working example of lean tools, we had to look no further than how Indian women plan their work and execute it. Here are some of the real-time examples which we found in our kitchen. All SKUs are kept in glass bottles and in… Continue reading Creating Women Leaders to Upgrade Quality and Productivity

How Potatoes Ensure Global Food Security

Did you know that potato is the third-largest crop by volume in the world as well as in India? It has a unique combination of dry matter, edible protein and energy, and comes loaded with carbohydrates and other minerals. It is consumed by 2/3rd of the global population as their staple food and is grown… Continue reading How Potatoes Ensure Global Food Security

Cross-docking Automation Paves Way for a Concise Supply Chain

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The increasing popularity of Just-In-Time (JIT) methods and high-quality information flow has applied increased pressure on supply chain management performance. Better throughput, more product lines, and value-added services are now expected to alleviate the uncertainty in demand. Subsequently, the objective is to synchronize the manufacturer and the customer for a flow-through operation that minimizes the… Continue reading Cross-docking Automation Paves Way for a Concise Supply Chain

Sustaining Sustainability is the way of the Future!

Sustaining Sustainability

Irrespective of who we are, where we live and what we do, we have a moral obligation to one another, to our future generations and to every other species in order to sustain the planet. The choices we make today have huge long-term implications on our future generations. Thus, consciously practicing sustainability ensures that we… Continue reading Sustaining Sustainability is the way of the Future!

Rethinking Food Miles for Sustainable Supply Chains

How much of the food you eat today is locally produced? How much will travel hundreds, if not thousands, of miles before it reaches your plate? When it comes to food lifecycle, the distance it travels from farm to plate (commonly referred to as Food Miles) has a significant share of carbon footprint. The ‘Buy… Continue reading Rethinking Food Miles for Sustainable Supply Chains