Supply chain


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Vertical Farm Startup Wins Ahold Delhaize Pitch Competition

Evergreens Farms, a startup that grows produce indoors, was selected as the most viable technology in Retail Business Services' supply chain innovation mentoring program.

The partnership provides the retailer’s members with an alternate source for natural, organic, specialty and fresh products.

The retailer will hold its first Supplier Diversity Summit for underrepresented business owners.

Arreaga, most recently supply chain SVP for Mondelez, will lead logistics, inventory and replenishment as Clark retires after a 35-year career with the Cincinnati-based grocer.

The Lempert Report: One pilot program is striving to eradicate food, health and economic disparities by embedding hyperlocal food production in everyday community spaces.

The Lempert Report: The new tool displays a complete picture of more than 230 countries' food systems and identifies what is and isn't working across the supply chain.

The big-box retailer also vows to protect, manage or restore 50 million acres of land and 1 million square miles of ocean as it aims to become a “regenerative company.”

John Furner sounds off on the initiatives that prove the retailer “thinks like a startup.”

The surge in online orders spurs demand for on-the-fly fulfillment centers.

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