This programme investigated the operations of 13 foods factories within the Unigate group. All core and supporting process were analysed and then a business process re-engineering and restructuring exercise instilled new best practice for planning, manufacturing and supply chains across the group. Alan held a senior role in a team of 30 people. He assisted & mentored business managers through BPR and then facilitated business improvements in the £100M t/o St Ivel factory. Alan also was closely involved with the requirements definition and solution design, and then selection and contract negotiations for new IT suppliers and ERP, Planning, Warehousing and Product Information systems in deals worth in excess of £10M.