Industry Resources

Trading Partner Forum Resources

The following reports, best practice documents, guidelines and tools are open source and made available free of charge. They have been collaboratively developed ‘by-industry, for industry’ and provide industry relevant insight and support for users. Check back here regularly as the TPF frequently adds new resources.

Data Review Pilot Report

The AFGC’s Trading Partner Forum (consisting members and major retailers Coles, Metcash and Woolworths) in partnership with GS1 Australia have just released a new report to industry shining a spotlight on the level of alignment for key data points including Trade Unit (carton/shipper) dimensions and weights, as well […]

Supply Chain Data Integrity and Alignment – Short Video Series

A joint initiative by industry for industry Improving supply chain product master data integrity alignment, a joint initiative between the AFGC’s Trading Partner Forum members and GS1 Australia aims to help suppliers and retailers align product master data across all systems. A range of industry guidelines including The […]

PERFECT DELIVERY REPORT 2020 – Australian Supermarket Retailer Survey

The Perfect Delivery Report 2020 investigates the retailer perspective of supplier deliveries into ambient and cold chain DC networks. The report is based on the retailer requirements as outlined in the Common Delivery Guidelines and reviews conformance levels for the year 2020. It provides an industry snapshot of […]

Perfect Delivery Report 2019

The Perfect Delivery Report 2019 investigates the retailer perspective of supplier deliveries into ambient and cold chain DC networks.

Collaborative Logistics

A review of key opportunities for industry-level collaboration across suppliers and retailers in relation to physical logistics.

B2B E-Commerce/Data Integrity & Alignment

    A broad ranging report into the emerging and future needs relating to data of all kinds in the FMCG and Retail sector. FMCG and Retail Value Chains (data) Report 2018   Getting the best out of Pallet Labels provides guidance on the critical area of quality […]

Loss Prevention

    Staying Ahead of the Game is a broad ranging review and report into issues facing the industry in regards Loss Prevention and its management. The Loss Prevention Benchmarking Tool and Guide provides practical approaches participants might use to understand and address issues resulting from Loss Prevention. […]

On-Shelf Availability (OSA)

A step by step guide to improving OSA in the Australasian Supermarket Retail channel.

Shelf Ready Packaging (SRP) and Merchandising

    Shelf Ready Packaging Guidelines 2017 is the latest update in a series of guidelines provided to help Suppliers and Retailers get the most value from SRP, whilst the Display Pallet Toolkit provides a basis and considerations for planning and activating Display Pallets in the local marketplace. […]

The Perfect Delivery Program

The Common Delivery Guidelines and Checklists for industry provide a single suite of aligned requirements across Woolworths, Coles and Metcash in relation to pallet, carton and ASN requirements for deliveries into those retailers.

TPF Supply Chain Data Integrity & Alignment Guide

The Supply Chain Master Data Integrity and Alignment Guide describes the complexities of managing foundational data points such as shipper and pallet dimensions and weights, and coordinating data management between trading partners. It is particularly useful in the lead up to new product launches or product changes.