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21 August 2020
Retail Business Services, Ahold Delhaize USA’s services company, is working with five startups in the second round of its Supply Chain Seed Programme, an immersive, 10-week opportunity to build next-generation products or services to solve problems in the retail supply chain. “New ideas and creative solutions are more important than ever” The Supply Chain Seed Programme is a partnership wit...
20 August 2020
Amazon and Morrisons have announced that customers are now able to shop the full Morrisons range on Amazon.co.uk. ‘Morrisons on Amazon’ store The ‘Morrisons on Amazon’ store offers customers access to a range of thousands of Morrisons grocery products including Morrisons The Best range and Morrisons Market Street selection, along with everyday essentials. The online store has launched in Leed...
20 August 2020
Aeon has confirmed the site for the first Ocado Customer Fulfilment Centre in Japan. It will serve customers in Chiba province and the Tokyo Metropolitan Area. A first step to go live in 2023 The first Customer Fulfilment Centre (CFC) will be located in Honda-cho, Midori-ku, Chiba-city. The CFC can hold a large range of approximately 50,000 products. It operates 24 hours, with picking opera...
17 August 2020
Asda has announced the renewal of its contract with XPO Logistics, whereby the latter provides reverse logistics and other asset management services to the former. Three-year contract The three-year contract extends XPO’s relationship with the third largest retailer in the UK to more than two decades. XPO will continue to manage the logistics for Asda’s product trays through a network of nine...
17 August 2020
Morrisons is set to run a trial of reusable paper bags, in a bid to ditch its plastic “bags for life”. Starting Monday 17 th August The trial will take place initially in eight stores, before rolling out the paper bags across all its stores nationwide, if the trial proves successful. According to Morrisons, the switch to paper bags would save 90 million plastic bags from being used on a...
14 August 2020
Geek+, a global technology company that provides solutions for warehouse and factory operations, is due to provide Goods-to-Person “smart logistics” solutions to Walmart Chile, in its first robotics project in South America. Largest supermarket chain in Chile Walmart Chile is the largest supermarket chain in the country, with 345 stores distributed across the country under banners Liders Hipe...
14 August 2020
M&S is set to open a new national distribution centre in Milton Keynes, which will expand its food capacity and accelerate the modernisation of its end to end supply chain. 365,000 sq ft facility The new facility spans 365.000 sq ft and is due to become operational by September. It will create 360 new jobs and will be operated by XPO Logistics. The site will supply ambient M&S Food items, in ...
12 August 2020
As it aims to reduce carbon emissions and reduce the number of miles driven each day, Asda has launched a new fleet of carbon fiber delivery vans. Source: Asda About the new fleet The new carbon fiber fleet has a 10% improvement in miles per gallon and with an increased capacity inside, the 25 vans can deliver to more customers, reducing the number of miles driven and reducing carbo...
12 August 2020
Co-op has announced it has expanded its partnership with Deliveroo, now offering delivery from 400 stores. Range of 600 products Co-op has become the most widely available food retailer on the Deliveroo app, serving towns and cities across the UK with a combined population of 27 million people. Customers can order from a range of more than 600 grocery and household items, which are ordered ...
07 August 2020
EY announced the expansion of its alliance with Procter & Gamble (P&G) in a bid to transform and build supply chain resilience during and beyond the Covid-19 pandemic. Expanding the relationship to additional supply chain processes The expanded alliance will provide a wide range of supply chain capabilities which are designed to address businesses' unprecedented challenges and market disrupti...

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