Those at the end of the value chain and facing the end consumer have particular challenges in ‘selling on’ the product and other claims made by other parts of the chain. Typically they are retailing or distributing thousands of products from many hundreds of manufacturing sites in many countries. So putting in place the systems that control those inputs and supporting standards to meet sustainability standards is complex. With many tiers of supply, much removed from the point of origin of raw materials, choosing wisely needs good systems and often outside support. SEC brings over 20 years of hand on experience of procurement in the retail environment to your own circumstances.