European national associations focusing on developing a more efficient supply chain for the food and grocery industry. ECR UK was established in 1996 and is managed by IGD. ECR UK provides industry leadership, education and guidance on key issues. In many cases the most contentious issues can affect the whole industry and cannot be resolved independently by either the supplier or retailer.

Electronic Cash Register - a cash register that also emulates a point-of-sale terminal for processing credit card transactions
  • Reverse Supply Chain

    The process of planning, implementing and controlling the efficient, effective inbound flow and storage of secondary goods and related information opposite to the traditional supply chain direction for the purpose of recovering value or proper dispos…

  • Foodtrace

    Traceability throughout the Food Supply Chains Food Trace is a “European Commission Concerted Action Project." The aim of this project is, “to deliver a generic framework that ensure smooth and efficient transfer of information th…

  • IWG

    Institut fur Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft (IWG) is Germany's institute for industry and commerce, based in Bonn. IWG is privately funded by German companies and associations.…

  • GS1

    GS1 is a global organization dedicated to the design and implementation of global standards and solutions to improve the efficiency and visibility of supply and demand chains globally and across multiple sectors. The GS1 System of standards is the mo…