Supply chain


Walmart opens its 2nd in-store fulfillment center

The high-tech facility in Bentonville, Arkansas, is key to the retailer’s strategy of relying on its stores to complete digital orders. It’s powered by Alphabot, a proprietary storage and retrieval system.


Plagued by supply chain woes, Dollar General boosts its capacity

The fast-growing discounter said it has opened new distribution centers in Blair, Nebraska; Newnan, Georgia; and Fort Worth, Texas, with more expansion in the works.

Kindy has also held executive supply chain positions at Safeway, ConAgra Foods and PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Erin Horvath is now the wholesaler’s chief operating officer and Louis Martin is the new president of wholesale, the company announced Wednesday.

New Symbotic robotics and expanded rollout of SAE scanning solutions are part of the distributor's supply chain transformation.

After lackluster Q2 earnings, the wholesaler's CEO said his company is committed to major technology upgrades to improve both the customer and the supplier experience.

Regional grocer cites an “abundance of caution” for the decision, as the sourcing facility is located in the same region as the East Palestine derailment.

Commissioner Robert Califf said the new structure would set “clear priorities” for oversight of food supply chain and food safety.

Some grocers are limiting egg purchases as consumers contend with bare shelves and soaring prices. But there might be relief on the horizon.

The 2022 report details UNFI’s progress toward its ESG commitments and the launch of its Climate Action Hub.

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