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Save Mart Switching to Renewable Diesel Fuel
May 15, 2019 Blog,Uncategorised Chantal Tremblay

By the end of April, the Save Mart Cos. will run all transportation operations using 100 percent renewable drop-in diesel produced by Neste MY Renewable Diesel. The first grocer to fully convert to Neste MY Renewable Diesel, Save Mart will offset the emissions of more than 5,500 cars on the road annually by making the switch.
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Walmart Putting Thousands of Robots to Work in Stores, Expanding Vending-Style Pickup
May 8, 2019 Blog,Uncategorised Chantal Tremblay

Walmart is expanding its use of robots, or “smart associates,” to automate a variety of repetitive tasks such as cleaning floors or checking inventory on shelves, as well as rolling out a swath of new pickup towers. “Our associates immediately understood the opportunity for the new technology to free them up from focusing on tasks that are repeatable, predictable
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Kroger’s autonomous delivery cars latest salvo in Houston grocery wars
May 1, 2019 Blog,Uncategorised Chantal Tremblay

Kroger, the nation’s largest grocer, has launched a self-driving grocery delivery service in Houston, the latest salvo in a hyper-competitive grocery market that has supermarket chains investing heavily in new technology to win over online shoppers. Company officials on Tuesday showcased the first of dozens of autonomous delivery vehicles planned for Houston: Toyota Priuses outfitted
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Inside Canadian Tire Distribution Center: Design for flexibility
April 24, 2019 Blog,Uncategorised Chantal Tremblay

Canadian Tire’s bulk handling facility brings together automation and conventional materials handling for a variety of products. Square Footage: 1.45 million square feetProducts Handled: Tires and bulk general merchandise including tools, sporting goods, home living, automotive and seasonal outdoors productsSKUS: 15,500Throughput: 350 trailers a day, 65 million cubic feet of shipments per year Shifts: Two 10-hour shifts per day/7 days per
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Nagarro partners with Nokia on ‘factory in a box 2.0’ next generation supply chain solution
April 5, 2019 Blog,Uncategorised Chantal Tremblay

Nagarro, a technology solutions provider headquartered in Hanover, Germany, announced this week that is has entered into a new partnership with Nokia for ‘Factory in a Box 2.0’.  First announced in 2017, Nokia’s ‘Factory in a Box’ solution is a disruptive new project to provide modular and flexible production in a mobile, demand-centric way. According
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ROFDA SPRING CONFERENCE – MAY 16-19, 2019 – STOWE MOUNTAIN LODGE, STOWE, VT.
April 4, 2019 Blog,Events,News,Uncategorised Chantal Tremblay

May 16-19, 2019 – Stowe Mountain Lodge, Vermont KEITH SWIEDNICKI INTERNATIONAL (KSI) will be presenting the 2019 Supply Chain Benchmarking results to board members at the ROFDA SPRING CONFERENCE in Stowe, Vermont as well as participating in (RAC) meetings as a member of the ROFDA ADVISORY COUNCIL (RAC). ROFDA (Retailer Owned Food Distributors Association) is a cooperative formed to facilitate and enhance
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Walmart, Google-backed Deliv end online grocery partnership
March 12, 2019 Blog,Uncategorised Chantal Tremblay

Walmart Inc and logistics firm Deliv pulled the plug on a key same-day grocery delivery partnership, dealing a setback in the retailer’s race against rival Amazon.com Inc to deliver groceries to customers’ homes. The world’s largest retailer began bolstering its partnerships with third-party courier firms to reach consumers in 100 U.S. cities last year, after
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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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KEITH SWIEDNICKI INTL. PARTICIPATING IN NGA SHOW 2019 – FEB. 24-27, 2019 – SAN DIEGO, CA
January 18, 2019 Uncategorised Chantal Tremblay

KEITH SWIEDNICKI INTERNATIONAL WILL BE PARTICIPATING IN THE 2019 NGA SHOW – FEB. 24-27, 2019 IN SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA. NGA Show has been the place where independent grocers gather for over 30 years, connecting supermarket retailers and wholesalers, food manufacturers and service providers from around the world to share innovative solutions and best practices that support
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Starbuck’s and Alibaba form partnership, will pilot delivery services in China
September 4, 2018 Uncategorised Chantal Tremblay

Starbuck’s and Alibaba form partnership, will pilot delivery services in China By JAMES HENDERSON . Aug 06, 2018 Supply Chain Digital Starbucks Coffee Company and Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. have announced a retail partnership that will enable a seamless Starbucks Experience and transform the coffee industry in China. Collaborating across key businesses within the Alibaba ecosystem, including Ele.me,
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