Warehouse & Logistics


Picking the Case for Warehouse Automation

Advances in technology, labor pressures and the shift to digital have brought warehouse automation to the forefront, says Berkshire Grey’s Steve Johnson.

Wholesalers & Distributors

Another Buy for C&S: Albertsons' Frozen Service Contract

Chairman Rick Cohen said the acquisition will further strengthen the wholesaler's ties with Albertsons in frozen product, "as well as support a new relationship with Albertsons’ mid-Atlantic division."

New automation system "gets products onto shelves for our customers even faster while saving time for our associates," Walmart U.S. supply-chain executive Joe Metzger writes.

Conversions of five more facilities by the end of 2022 will expand self-managed procurement, distribution and transportation to 85% of the company, creating the East Coast's largest grocery network, officials say.

The retailer celebrates what officials called the first U.S. zero-emission commercial grocery delivery.

The 21-year veteran will oversee the retailer's distribution center in Milton, Pa.

Man killed two co-workers at distribution center west of Milwaukee before later killing himself.

The Freetown Grocery distribution center is the first facility to transition from C&S, and will support self-distribution initiative and a new vendor collaboration program called ADvantage.

Mark Ibbotson, the influential former Walmart EVP, is helping Instacart assess new technologies, sources tell WGB.

The hard discounter remains on pace to meet 2022 growth goals; curbsuide pickup through Instacart coming to another 500 stores.

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