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Coles has announced that it plans to open two new automated distribution centres over the next five years.

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Suzannah reflects on recent last mile delivery updates from Australian retailer, Coles.   Just last month, Coles was piloting last mile delivery in conjunction with Uber. It’s now unveiled its latest partnership, with Deliveroo, to offer 30 minute deliveries to customers within a 3km radius of its store in Richmond, Melbourne. If it’s a success, the retailer could roll this out to the retai...
Coles has piloted a small-scale grocery home delivery service with Uber in Australia. Becoming more agile Coles has partnered with Uber’s UberRUSH brand, currently operational in several US cities. It will support customers who have missed items from their original online orders to be delivered same day, offering customers greater flexibility. This allows the retailer to be more agile and c...
Coles has reported sales growth of 0.3%, following a challenging year with supply chain disruptions. Supply chain disruption Coles' overall performance was impacted by ongoing price cuts that resulted in price deflation for the year of 0.8%, coupled with cost inflation and supply chain disruption caused by Cyclone Debbie. Its core business continued to see modest growth, aided by new store op...

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