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Amazon Opens First Fulfillment Center in North Dakota
Amazon’s new fulfillment center in Fargo is up and running. Employees started work within the new one million-plus square foot facility on Sunday, Sept. 19. The new center is the largest structure in the State of North Dakota (in terms of square footage) and will be the workplace of hundreds of associates in the months and years ahead.
“North Dakota welcomes this significant investment, which will bring high paying jobs to our state, further connect North Dakotans into the global commerce system and increase the speed of delivery of products..."
SpartanNash to Open New Micro-Fulfillment Center to Better Serve Online Grocery Shoppers
Grocery retailer and distributor SpartanNash announced plans to open its first SpartanNash Micro-Fulfillment Center, located at 5199 68th St. SE in Caledonia, Mich. The 55,000-square-foot facility will hold 16,000 products and pick and pack Fast Lane orders for 24 Ada Fresh Market, D&W Fresh Market, Family Fare and Forest Hills Foods stores throughout West Michigan, primarily in the Grand Rapids and Holland area.
“Fast Lane has been a tremendous value-add for our store guests as the pandemic heightened the importance of safe, efficient grocery shopping, pickup and...
Kroger Delivery Arrives in Florida
Kroger announced the opening of the Customer Fulfillment Center (CFC) in Groveland, FL powered by Ocado Group, a world leader in technology for grocery e-commerce. This marks Kroger's entry into the Florida market with an e-commerce delivery service that combines vertical integration, machine learning, and robotics with affordable, friendly, and fast delivery of grocery items and fresh food.
"The Kroger Delivery network combines the efficiency of technology with the experience of our associates to deliver fresh, affordable food, and a consistent and rewarding customer experience," said Gabriel Arreaga, Kroger's chief supply chain officer. "We're proud to launch Kroger Delivery in Florida, a new geography for Kroger and...
Kroger Introduces First-of-its-kind, Delivery-focused Customer Fulfillment Center
Grocery retailer Kroger has launched its first Customer Fulfillment Center (CFC). The CFC aims to transform the grocery delivery process with the help of technology developed by Ocado.
"2020 was a pivotal year for grocery e-commerce, with Kroger's digital business scaling to over $10 billion—and achieving a record digital sales increase of 116%," said Rodney McMullen, Kroger's chairman and CEO. "We're incredibly proud to achieve this milestone that advances our position as one of America's leading e-commerce companies...
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