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Food Lion, Ahold Delhaize’s subsidiary, plans to expand its ‘To-Go’ grocery pickup service, with an additional 25 stores across North Carolina and Virginia set to offer the service.

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We roundup the latest ecommerce initiatives in the US as retailers develop alternative fulfilment models. Store fulfilment: Ahold Delhaize’s Giant Food rolling out grocery pickup With many of the leading US grocery retailers focusing on developing their delivery capabilities last year, store-based pickup has become a growing focus this year. This month, Ahold Delhaize’s Giant Food has start...
Albert Heijn, the largest supermarket chain in the Netherlands, has started the trial of a driverless robot that can deliver groceries right at the customers’ doorsteps. Range of eight kilometers Developed by Swiss-German firm Teleretail, the Aitonomi robot is being tested within the premises of Eindhoven’s High-Tech Campus, given that’s it’s not permitted to operate on public roads yet. ...
Food Lion, an Ahold Delhaize subsidiary, introduces a new online grocery pickup service called ‘Food Lion To-Go’ at select locations in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. 105 stores to offer the service ‘Food Lion To-Go’ will be available at 105 stores across the Carolinas and Virginia. The grocer offers a free pickup for the first order, before subsequently charging $1.99 for ord...

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07/02/2019
An essential summary of supply chain priorities, latest network developments, and other key statistics for Ahold Delhaize.
13/12/2018
Food and grocery businesses are undergoing significant change and there’s no doubt that our food and grocery supply chains will have to adapt to mitigate risk and grow. In this report, we first explore the latest developments within the convenience space: * Convenient solutions * Range sophistication * Testing new concepts * Technology In addition, we look at five characteristics of strong convenience supply chains: * High availability * Accurate forecasting * Strong warehouse management * Flexible logistics * Being future-proofed
05/12/2018
Albert Heijn is trialling smart door locks to enable home delivery when customers are not there to accept it in the Netherlands.

This report details and demonstrates how AI is leaving the lab and entering grocery supply chains, with examples and use cases from within and beyond the food and consumer goods industry.

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