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Retailers globally are launching campaigns to become more sustainable. One of the main initiatives being adopted is seeing them target food waste. We looked at four initiative ways retailers are aiming to reduce their food waste.  

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Retail Business Services, the services company of Ahold Delhaize USA, has inaugurated a new fresh food processing facility in North Kingston, Rhode Island. Production of cut fruit and vegetables to begin in 2020 The facility currently produces a range of products including leaf, grain and pasta salads, sandwiches, wraps amongst other items usually found in deli sections of supermarkets. In ...
Food Lion plans to expand its 'To-Go' online grocery pickup at an additional 50 stores in five states. ‘To-Go’ available in 200 stores in total The ‘To-Go’ service will be rolled out in additional stores based in Delaware, the Carolinas, Virginia and West Virginia, starting from the 14 th of October. Overall, there will be 200 stores that offer the Click-and-Collect service. Deborah Sab...
Ahold Delhaize has set an ambitious food waste reduction target. Precisely, it aims to halve the amount of food waste it generates by 2030. Stepping up the fight against food waste The retailer has previously committed to reducing its food waste by 20% by 2020, before increasing its target to 50% by 2030. It has also joined a global initiative that’s been launched few days ago at the United...

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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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A practical one day workshop for all roles in suppliers, to help develop your understanding of the vital part that supply chains play in underpinning FMCG businesses.