Month: September 2018

Month: September 2018

The warehouse of the future: mobile-piece picking robots becoming a reality
September 28, 2018 Blog Chantal Tremblay

The warehouse of the future: mobile-piece picking robots becoming a reality By MATTHIAS HEUTGER, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT STRATEGY, MARKETING AND INNOVATION AT DHL . Nov 03, 2017 Supply Chain Digital “Slow and steady” perhaps best defined the development of commercial robotics in the past. The anticipation for advancements has been building for many years. But the progress is
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Weis Markets Steps Up Home Delivery With Shipt
September 27, 2018 Blog Chantal Tremblay

Mid-Atlantic grocer extends reach of same-day service After an initial launch earlier this month, Weis Markets Inc. is expanding online grocery delivery with Shipt to more than a dozen new metropolitan markets. Starting on Oct. 11, Shipt same-day delivery will be available from Weis stores in Chambersburg, Frederick, Hagerstown and St. Mary’s Peninsula, Md.; East
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Online Out-of-Stock Rate Twice as High as In-Store: GMA
September 27, 2018 Blog Chantal Tremblay

Online Out-of-Stock Rate Twice as High as In-Store: GMA Lost sales could reach $17 billion annually By Rebekah Marcarelli on Jul. 24, 2018 A new report from the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) shows that out-of-stock rates for online purchases are nearly twice what they are in-store, potentially leading to losses of up to a whopping $17 billion
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ROFDA FALL CONFERENCE – NOVEMBER 8-11, 2018 – FAIRMONT SCOTTSDALE PRINCESS – SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA
September 26, 2018 Events,News Chantal Tremblay

    November 8-11, 2018 – Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Resort – Scottsdale, Arizona KEITH SWIEDNICKI INTERNATIONAL (KSI) will be presenting supply chain industry updates to board members at the ROFDA FALL CONFERENCE 2018 in Scottsdale, Arizona as well as participating in (RAC) meetings as a member of the ROFDA ADVISORY COUNCIL (RAC). ROFDA (Retailer Owned Food Distributors
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ROFDA FALL CONFERENCE – NOVEMBER 8-11, 2018 – FAIRMONT SCOTTSDALE PRINCESS RESORT – SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA
September 26, 2018 Events,News Chantal Tremblay

      November 8-11, 2018 – Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Resort – Scottsdale, Arizona KEITH SWIEDNICKI INTERNATIONAL (KSI) will be presenting supply chain industry updates to board members at the ROFDA FALL CONFERENCE 2018 in Scottsdale, Arizona as well as participating in (RAC) meetings as a member of the ROFDA ADVISORY COUNCIL (RAC). ROFDA (Retailer Owned Food
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Customer experience is driving supply chain innovation
September 26, 2018 Blog Chantal Tremblay

Customer experience is driving supply chain innovation, says BlueJay report By BEN MOUNCER . Aug 18, 2018 Supply Chain Digital A new report from BlueJay Solutions has highlighted how supply chain leaders are prioritising customers when innovating their models. The leader in supply chain software and services, in tandem with research firm Adelante SCM, this week released its report
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Snacking Is the New “Big Cheese”
September 25, 2018 Blog Chantal Tremblay

Snacking Is the New “Big Cheese” Marketers are aggressively trying to spur and meet demand for what many consumers look for in cheese: dairy goodness, indulgence, and new flavor experiences. Flavors continue to be bolder, more diverse (both sweet and savory), and more artisanal. The range of specialty products keeps expanding, and consumers seek out
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Grocers Embrace AI to Optimize Supply Chain
September 24, 2018 Blog Chantal Tremblay

Today’s supply chain is in the midst of reinvention Half of retailers are embracing artificial intelligence (AI) to transform their supply chain operations, new research from Dallas-based technology company Symphony RetailAI has revealed. “Strengthening the Retail Supply Chain,” which was conducted by Chicago-based retail intelligence firm EnsembleIQ, Progressive Grocer’s parent, and surveyed mostly grocers, found that one in three of those
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Consumers demanding supply chain visibility and performance
September 24, 2018 Blog Chantal Tremblay

Consumers demanding supply chain visibility and performance By STAFF WRITER . Apr 23, 2018 Supply Chain Digital  According to a global survey, 78% of consumers want to receive updates on the status of their orders when purchasing goods, and they won’t hesitate to switch brands if supply chain performance fails to meet their expectations.  The survey, conducted in
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Amazon announces ‘Hub by Amazon’
September 21, 2018 Blog Chantal Tremblay

Amazon announces ‘Hub by Amazon’ By JAMES HENDERSON . Jun 21, 2018 Supply Chain Digital Amazon has announced Hub by Amazon, a delivery solution for apartments that brings convenience and consistency to the delivery experience, is available for installation across the United States. Over 500,000 residents—from New York City to San Francisco, among others—already have access to the Hub
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