Wholesalers & Distributors

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Wholesalers & Distributors

Ahold Delhaize Adds Robotic Suits to Supply Chain Wardrobe

After a successful trial, ADUSA Supply Chain is scaling up its use of fatigue-reducing wearables for "superhero" warehouse selectors. Capes not included.

Wholesalers & Distributors

UNFI Sets Ambitious Strategy: ‘We Want To Be a True Leader’

By selling more to existing customers, and winning new ones on a comprehensive offering, the wholesaler’s "Fuel the Future” strategy aims at lofty 2024 financial targets and a new CEO who may already be on board.

Officials of the wholesaler were optimistic despite third-quarter revenues falling short of expectations; discuss changing workforce expectations.

Promotion involves leading the wholesaler’s Professional Services and e-commerce business units while also developing new business models and pursuing innovation opportunities.

The new units out of the wholesaler’s distribution center in Riverside, Calif., get out in front of zero-emission mandates as diesel-powered predecessors go to the garage for retrofitting.

The wholesaler’s Community Marketplace gives customers a wider variety of specialty and local items and a new proving ground for emerging brands and categories.

The former CEO led the Nash Finch merger, and returned as interim CEO in 2019.

In a move that will reunite the former executive and financial leaders at Borden Dairy, SpartanNash appoints a new CFO as Mark Shamber departs.

In an upbeat Q2 recap, the food wholesaler said it anticipates that CPGs will pass along rising costs and promotions as their assortments rebound; COVID sales benefits remain strong.

The longtime wholesale-retail partnership is extended to 2027, at which point Amazon could consider a consolidated buying solution.

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