What could a DRS system mean for Scottish wholesalers?

Paul Hill looks into the potential issues wholesalers face with a deposit return scheme in Scotland With the Scottish government’s scheduled date for a deposit return scheme (DRS) of early 2021 etching closer, wholesalers have...

How has the recent track and trace legislation affected the wholesale channel?

Paul Hill looks at how the recent track and trace legislation has affected the channel
Buying Groups

How recent developments show the evolving practises of the buying groups sector

Paul Hill looks into the recent developments coming out of the buying groups sector The news that 20 Confex members are to leave and form a new collective is the second major story coming out...

What does the rise in the National Living Wage means for the wholesale channel

The government must get its house in order before further increases to the National Living Wage (NLW) continue. This is the message from wholesalers feeling the pinch as the latest rise came into effect...
deposit return scheme

What are the possible outcomes of a DRS?

Last month, the Scottish government published its response to a consultation on a proposed deposit return scheme (DRS). Once it’s in place, consumers will be able to dispose of their bottles and cans and...