Warehouse & Logistics

Retailers

Amazon Speeding Ship Times as Delivery Race Intensifies

The online retailer said it would invest $800M in cutting delivery times by a day; Whole Foods sales up slightly in Q1, but online orders boost volume.

Technology

Ocado Rolling Out On-Demand Offering

Ocado Zoom will have a smaller assortment but faster delivery, and it could become a potential option for partners such as Kroger.

Member-owned wholesaler serves 270 independent retailers; CEO to stay with company

Fleet management presents unique challengers to grocers, but software coupled with onboard hardware can help.

Deal combines the largest conventional and natural wholesalers; United Natural Foods' Sean Griffin to oversee Supervalu.

The new state-of-the-art Bronx facility will expand selection and enable further expansion of the pioneering e-grocer.

The distributor's annual event invites independents to shop deals, experience "education, inspiration and innovation."

The new warehouse, including on-site taqueria and cash-and carry option, will meet growing demand for the fourth-generation Hispanic product distributor.

The new distribution center will facilitate same-day and next-day grocery delivery through Parcel.

The $550M investment will seed new technologies as Google joins Walmart as investors in Chinese e-com giant.

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