Applying Supply Chain Processes That Meet The Demands of Grocery Retailers
E-commerce continues to transform the grocery industry, with increasing demand from consumers to apply the new life principles of instant gratification to their shopping habits – grocery retailers are struggling to keep up. Here we look at the overall trends, as well as insights into supply chain processes and applications that will help retailers fulfill the demands in this growing market segment. AS well as what technology can do to assist across order, warehouse and labour management.
The term “dark store” has come to mean any dedicated location that is designed for fulfilling customer orders rather than picking them in an existing retail outlet. This could fall into the category of a dedicated store or an e-fulfillment/dotcom centre. The greater storage capacity of a dark store allows for a superior product assortment than can be achieved in a standard supermarket. Please click here to download the full dark store brochure.