THE COMPETITION KEEPS COMING, and coming, and coming. From online retail threats to the unending number of new formats popping up, grocers are under constant pressure to improve
efficiencies across the supply chain.
Accordingly, it has become clear that to succeed,
retailers must find new ways to respond to customers with greater speed, safety, consistency and
Improving supply chain execution, however,
will require taking a closer look at distribution
and logistics practices, inventory management and
warehouse operations that can improve speed and
efficiency while offering cost savings.
With that in mind, food retailers are focusing
on innovating in areas such as IoT-enabled solutions that improve product status visibility, risk reduction strategies,
increasing task accuracy and information sharing to better enable
To assist retailers who are looking to address their supply chain
needs, Grocery Headquarters has assembled a sampling of equipment,
design and operations companies offering the products and services
needed to remain competitive in today’s hectic marketplace.
APEX SUPPLY CHAIN TECHNOLOGIES
Apex Supply Chain Technologies has created the AXCESS self-serve
automated locker solutions to help companies better manage mission-critical equipment used in warehouses and distribution centers. These
facilities can come to a complete standstill without high-value mobile
devices, like handheld scanners, but supermarkets often do not manage
EQU IPMEN T,
DES I G N & OPERATIONS
G H Q
The more efficiently a supply chain operates, the better
chance supermarket operators have for long-term success.
BY CAROL RADICE