Month: January 2019

Month: January 2019

Fresh Grocery Tracking System Launches in China
January 31, 2019 Blog Chantal Tremblay

Chinese fresh grocery e-commerce platform Yiguo Group launched an order-based tracking system to increase transparency of fresh food logistics and food safety. China Daily reports that Chinese fresh grocery e-commerce platform Yiguo Group launched an order-based tracking system to increase transparency of fresh food logistics and food safety. The company aims to build the traceability of
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Hannaford ‘techs out’ a new concept store
January 30, 2019 Blog Chantal Tremblay

Hannaford wants to use technology to make in-store shopping an interactive experience, according to the Portland (Maine) Press Herald. The Scarborough, Maine-based supermarket chain, operated by Ahold Delhaize USA, is testing new features at a Portland that are designed to promote certain product categories while making shopping easier and more convenient. Those features include digital
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Green Zebra Aims to Become the C-Store of the Future
January 29, 2019 Blog Chantal Tremblay

                                      Lisa Sedlar, founder and CEO of Green Zebra Grocery, is creating a more curated grocery experience by pulling from different retail concepts with a vision of changing the way people shop for food. The Portland, Ore.-based
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Cool Trends in a Cool Space
January 28, 2019 Blog Chantal Tremblay

Americold offers a unique perspective on the current state of the industry. Recently, Carl Fowler, Americold’s senior vice president of regional accounts, shared his insights on key trends shaping up in the cold chain. Given its rank as the world’s largest temperature-controlled 3PL, Americold offers a unique perspective on the current state of the industry
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Subway partners with Postmates, Grubhub to offer food delivery to 9,000 US locations
January 24, 2019 Blog Chantal Tremblay

By creating partnerships with Postmates, Uber Eats, GrubHub, and DoorDash, the world’s largest sandwich chain hopes to tap into a bigger consumer base. Subway has franchises in nearly 26,0000 US locations and so the firm hopes that a new delivery offering will help to strengthen sales. “We’ve been testing delivery with Subway for quite some
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Here’s how Amazon plans to reach even more customers
January 23, 2019 Blog Chantal Tremblay

Amazon is planning on expanding its Whole Foods Market empire in hopes that it will reach more people. The Seattle-based company announced that it aims to add bricks-and-mortar locations to suburbs and other areas where the organic grocer is adding more customers since it was bought by Amazon last year, according to Bloomberg, which cited a
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KEITH SWIEDNICKI INTL (KSI) ATTENDING PROMAT 2019 APRIL 8-11, 2019 – CHICAGO, IL
January 22, 2019 Blog,Events,News,Uncategorised Chantal Tremblay

April 8-11, 2019 – McCormick Place – Chicago, IL KEITH SWIEDNICKI INTL. (KSi) will be attending ProMat conference in Chicago, Illinois. ProMat is the largest expo for manufacturing and supply chain professionals in North America. Manufacturing and supply chain professionals come to find the latest solutions to move their business forward as the industry’s leading innovators showcase their latest manufacturing,
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Betting on Supply Chain Digitisation: Why It’s Your Competitive Advantage?
January 22, 2019 Blog Chantal Tremblay

By DALE BENTON Supply chain digitisation is already showing significant impact for those willing to invest. According to a recent KPMG survey, the investment in intelligent automation will reach $232bn in 2025, compared to $12.4bn today. The reasons: digitisation can enhance the customer experience, improve efficiencies by eliminating manual processes, and foster new operating or business
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San Francisco Store Could be Amazon Go’s 1st True Rival
January 21, 2019 Blog Chantal Tremblay

By Randy Hofbauer While it’s currently in the process of expanding to such cities as Chicago and San Francisco,Amazon Go isn’t the only grocery-shopping option in the United States employing a “just walk out” model: A new concept store in San Francisco is showcasing similar grocery technology available for retailers from Zippin, a technology startup based in the city. Zippin’s checkout-free
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