Keeping it chilled
Keeping it chilled
With more than $26 billion spent annually on refrigeration in Australia, this is a major cost to our industry. So, how effective is your freight and refrigeration in supporting product quality and how do much they cost? Our director Scott Varker of Pollen Asset Advisory shares his insights on this topic.
Interfacing Between Software & Consulting in Manufacturing
Interfacing Between Software & Consulting in Manufacturing
Our director of Pollen Technology, Oliver North, shares insights on what is required for a successful technology implementation and how he believes the balance of tech & consulting is the key to unlocking business capacity.
Pollen Academy launches (ONLINE) Lean Six Sigma Program
Pollen Academy launches (ONLINE) Lean Six Sigma Program
Pollen Academy have expanded their ever-growing portfolio to incorporate an online Lean Six Sigma / Green Belt Program in collaboration with training organisation Vative. The debut kicks off 9th Nov 2020 with training delivered by Vatives experienced facilitators and a demonstration of results coached by Pollens team of operational excellence consultants.
Time to Talk about Mental Well-being in the workplace; Q&A with Craft Beer Coopery
Time to Talk about Mental Well-being in the workplace; Q&A with Craft Beer Coopery
Whilst most of us are working remotely, well-being at work and especially mental health are becoming increasingly important for a healthy and empowered workforce. We are pleased to see many creative initiatives that support mental health; The Craft Beer Coopery is a social enterprise doing just that, with a strong focus on men’s mental health. We spoke to founder Trevor Lowder to find out more about this crucial topic…
Pollen Academy launches Executive Leadership Coaching
Pollen Academy launches Executive Leadership Coaching
Pollen Academy have expanded their portfolio to include an ‘Executive Leadership Coaching’ course aimed at executives wanting to develop their vision and leadership skills led by Pollen Director and accredited coach Stephan Mang...
PROCUREMENT IN AN INFLATIONARY ENVIRONMENT
PROCUREMENT IN AN INFLATIONARY ENVIRONMENT
Australia’s food commodity market is well and truly in inflation mode. The long-lasting drought, the devastating bush fires and now the uncertainty around COVID-19 are taking their toll. Our director of Procurement, Aleks Strasek shares insights on 'best in class' practices in this inflationary environment...
brave new procurement world
brave new procurement world
A view from beyond the COVID-19 disruption, looking back at the the crucial role of the right procurement strategy in business survival - our director of Procurement Aleks Strasek shared his thoughts with Retail World...
BREAD & BUTTER SUCCESS STORY
BREAD & BUTTER SUCCESS STORY
Delivering result-oriented support to organisations throughout the value stream is in our DNA and as part of our social responsibility we endeavor to use our capabilities for a good cause wherever possible. With this is mind, we collaborated with 'The Bread & Butter Project’ to help provide solutions to some of the challenges they were facing. Read the success story here...
Pollen & partners launch HealthCheck
Pollen & partners launch HealthCheck
Everyone reacts differently to a global pandemic and in a constant state of change you can either fight or flight. Pollen have used this opportunity to think outside of the 1.5m social distancing box and turn their team of entrepreneurial brains into innovation mode. Alongside their capacity to collaborate they have teamed up with industry, well-being and technology expertise to develop an App (in record timing!) that will proactively assist businesses through COVID-19 looking after employees health whilst ensuring production is not impacted.
talent in a digital age
talent in a digital age
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