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Ahold Delhaize’s subsidiary, Giant Food Stores, has announced plans to build a new online fulfilment hub and pickup facility in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Stop & Shop, a subsidiary of Dutch retailer Ahold Delhaize based in the US, is planning to open a DC at a former JCPenney facility in Manchester, Connecticut. A 15-year lease Stop & Shop is due to use 975,000 square feet of the 1.95 million square feet facility, while JC Penney agreed to stay in the remaining space. Stop & Shop plans to acquire the facility in April. The move forms part ...
Ahold Delhaize USA is due to invest $480 million to transform and expand its supply chain operations on the U.S East coast. A fully integrated self-distribution model The aim of the three-year strategy is to shift the company’s U.S supply chain into a fully integrated, self-distribution model. Under the plan, Ahold Delhaize USA will acquire three distribution centres from C&S Wholesale Groc...
Automated micro-fulfillment has emerged as one of the key trends in the US grocery ecommerce channel. We recently visited a site with Takeoff Technologies, the leading company in this space with multiple sites operational, to see its model in action. Range of fulfillment models The challenge of developing a profitable model for grocery ecommerce as it scales is underpinning much of the in...

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Each year, we call out the trends we believe will most influence supply chains in the year to come. In this report, we detail our selection, bringing to life our thinking with case studies and raising questions and considerations to help you capitalise.
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Waste management and prevention is a topic of paramount importance for the food industry. This report will help you understand different types of waste, industry standards and initiatives as well as how to best measure and manage waste.

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