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Expanding Your Retail Horizons and How to Find the Right Fulfillment Services
Fulfillment services have largely been the domain of 3PLs, and needless to say, not all 3PLs are created equal when it comes to eCommerce expertise and omnichannel efficiency, and given the central role a fulfillment partner plays in the customer's journey and overall satisfaction, retailers cannot afford to choose a 3PL that lacks the means to meet their clients' expectations.

Bowery Farming brings technology to the table
A market leader in indoor vertical farming turned to AS/RS technology to automate its farming processes.

Inside the modern vertical farm
Through the use of automation, software and sensor technologies, Bowery Farming is disrupting the traditional agriculture supply chain.

United Natural Foods appoints Erin Horvath as new Chief Supply Chain Transformation Officer
Horvath, previously with AmerisourceBergen Corporation, will oversee UNFI’s fulfillment network transformation, as well lead automation initiatives, including the recently announced automation agreement with Symbotic.

ProMach adds to flexible packaging portfolio with acquisition of Reepack
Deal expands ProMach’s food packaging machinery offerings and strengthens international footprint

Packaging Corner: The incredible, unbroken egg
A new reusable carton reduces egg breakage by 50% in the supply chain from the packing house to retailer. The crates, which also extend egg shelf life, are good for 120 round trips.

Food traceability market size to reach $9.75 billion in 2028
Study by Emergen Research estimates global food traceability market will grow at a CAGR of 10.2% through 2028, from $4.5 billion in 2020.

Bettway Supply Chain Services incorporates “variety pack” processing line
Provider increases its beverage distribution services.

Ken’s Foods selects Westfalia Technologies to automate new Atlanta-area warehouse
The warehouse will be the second Ken’s Food facility to install and streamline operations with Westfalia’s automated storage/retrieval and warehouse execution systems.

Lineage Logistics launches nonprofit Lineage Foundation for Good
The Foundation will leverage the access, experience, and expertise of the world’s largest temperature-controlled REIT and logistics solutions provider to reduce food waste and fight global food insecurity

Lineage Logistics unveils fully automated facility in Portsmouth, Virginia
The 167,264 square-foot facility, which is adjacent to the Virginia International Gateway, includes 26,000 pallet positions and blast freezing capabilities.

Supermarket chain implements successful expansion project
The multifaceted project led to the quick development of two large grocery facilities.

Refrigerated & Frozen Food to Your Table
From aging facilities to a lack of warehouse labor, cold storage is challenged. Fortunately, several forces from new capacity and consolidation to a surge of automation promise to make order fulfillment of refrigerated and frozen food more efficient than ever.

Voice serves up productivity gain for food distributor
Anacapri Foods’ deployment of a voice solution supports 20% more order volume without adding DC staff. The N.J.-based distributor also benefits from analytics software that provides insight into picker throughput and performance.

How Food Companies Globally Can Take Advantage of Significant Cost Reductions
Food industry software leader Foods Connected has announced a strategic integration partnership with global pricing data expert Mintec, a leader in the space of data and analytics for the food industry.


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