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This is the third blog in a series in which we review how the supply chain trends we identified for 2019 have played out. This week, I’ll be looking at Micro-fulfilment on a macro scale.

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Woolworths, in collaboration with Queensland builder Spaceframe, have begun the expansion work of the existing Townsville Regional Distribution Centre (TDRC). Improving availability for North Queensland customers Upon conclusion of the expansion work, the site will more than double its original size, increasing to 10,000 square metres, hence becoming the largest food and grocery distributio...
The Woolworths Group has introduced a new subscription-based grocery delivery service, becoming the latest major retailer to do so. ‘Delivery Unlimited’ The new service, called ‘Delivery Unlimited’, offers free delivery to its customers in Australia through two options: a monthly subscription of A$19 or an annual subscription of A$169. If customers opt for their deliveries to take place bet...
Woolworths has partnered with Takeoff Technologies to test its automated micro fulfilment technology in three locations. Test to start in the next 12 months before potential further roll out The implementation of the automated sites will take place within the next 12 months, with Woolworths hoping that the trial will help it both meet the growing demand for online grocery orders, but also enh...

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