20% of a survey of 1,000 suppliers said that Morrisons rarely or never complied with industry rules governing supply chain relations. Recently Morrisons were forced to pay back £2 million they had demanded in cash from suppliers.
David Morrison, the Chief Executive of Morrisons was formerly with Tesco so has obviously carried over some of the bad tactics they previously used.
Now Tesco is considered the most improved main grocer in terms of supplier relations only 6 months after it was the subject of a major investigation and a scathing report.
Iceland and Asda were also thought be in breach of the legally binding code of practice.
On the positive side Aldi, Sainsbury’s and Lidl were most likely to comply consistently well with the rules.
The GCA Christine Tacon said that most…
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