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Kroger partners with Instacart to launch rapid grocery delivery service in the US

September 15, 2021

Via: Charged

Kroger has announced it is partnering with one of the US’ biggest grocery delivery brands, Instacart, to offer 30 minute delivery for its customers. The Kroger Delivery Now service, will give access to 25,000 products and is being made available […]


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Nike to lose 160 million pairs of shoes after factory closure in Vietnam

September 14, 2021

Via: Charged

Nike is on the cusp of losing the production of 160 million pairs of shoes after the closure of a factory in Vietnam due to a Covid spike. The sportswear giant announced in July that manufacturing in Vietnam had to […]


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Wilko plans to roll out autonomous deliveries to customers by 2023

September 14, 2021

Via: Charged

Wilko has invested £3 million in UK autonomous delivery company, StreetDrone in order to accelerate the company’s development. The retailer is hoping that its investment will bring autonomous deliveries to its customers by the end of 2023. “Autonomous vehicles are […]


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Making the world go ’round: Circularity in supply chains

September 13, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

Never before have the complexities and the crucial role of supply chains been so clear to the public. Issues related to supply and demand of certain products have highlighted the need for greater visibility into inventories and movement through distribution. […]


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UPS wades into same-day delivery with Roadie acquisition

September 13, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

The Roadie acquisition will expand UPS into same-day delivery and give shippers another speedy way to move goods to their customers. During an investor day presentation in June, UPS CEO Carol Tomé said the company was looking into ways to […]


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The 2021 Supply Chain Top 25: Insights from leaders

September 7, 2021

Via: SCMR Editorial

For supply chain leaders, 2021 is déjà vu all over again: Along with the ongoing pandemic, supply chains have grappled with extreme weather events, transportation disruptions, facility fires and shortages of people, raw materials and finished goods. And yet, as […]


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Developing a Digital Container Triangulation Solution in China

September 1, 2021

Via: SCMR Editorial

Digital technologies have changed the competitive dynamics of the logistics services industry. Companies like Maersk have started upgrading their traditional services towards technology-supported transportation solutions. To offer a better customer experience with smarter, faster, and more sustainable logistics, companies must […]


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What retail executives are saying about widespread supply chain bottlenecks

August 25, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

Consumer demand and retail sales are up, way up, after 2020’s many crucibles. While the delta variant of COVID-19 has thrown a shadow over the recovery, customers have been refreshing wardrobes, spending stimulus checks and going shopping. If only the […]


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Walmart launches last mile delivery service

August 24, 2021

Via: Charged

Walmart has followed in Amazon’s footsteps and launched a last mile delivery service ahead of holiday season in the US. The leading US retailer started trialling its last mile delivery vans earlier this year as Amazon led the push into […]


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Delivery drones operating in US have risen 54% this year

August 20, 2021

Via: Charged

Drone delivery units in the US will have jumped 54 per cent by the end of the 2021, but are set to grow exponentially over the next two years. According to data from Insider Intelligence, the US will have 24,000 […]