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Kroger Brings in Robotic Tech

According to Supermarket News, Kroger is bringing robotics technology  to its Ohio distribution center.

The Kroger Co. is bringing automation from logistics technology provider Knapp to its Great Lakes distribution center in Delaware, Ohio.


Supply Chain Can Help Stop Food Waste

According to Supply Chain Brain, improvements in supply chain technology can help eliminate food waste. 

Recent months have provided a telling reminder of just how fragile supply chain integrity can be. While some industries have been forward-thinking in streamlining processes and electronic sharing of information, protein commodities are a different matter altogether.


Zebra Invests in Robotic Tech

Zebra has bought the remaining interest in Fetch Robotics, reports Supply Chain Dive.

For years there has been notable interest in warehouse robotics as Amazon, FedEx and other companies with complicated fulfillment and warehousing operations have turned to automation to increase productivity.


Seafood Industry Traceability Pilot Confirms That Standards Are Key to Supply Chain Interoperability

 A recent seafood industry traceability pilot study has confirmed that standards are essential to helping trading partners seamlessly exchange supply chain data across technology platforms, improving end-to-end visibility. The study was conducted by GS1 US in collaboration with the Global Dialogue on Seafood Traceability (GDST), the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), Beaver Street Fisheries, Bumble Bee Seafoods, Chicken of the Sea, FoodLogiQ, IBM Food Trust, Insite Solutions/Norpac,, SAP, Walmart and Wholechain.


China Turns to Supply Chain Chiefs

China is seeing growth in Supply Chain Chiefs in their effort to remain a global leader in technology.

Local governments across China are rushing to appoint their own “supply chain chiefs”, a new title emerging as part of a quasi-military command system for corporate governance in an effort to add some muscle to local support of Beijing’s self-sufficiency drive amid a protracted trade rivalry with the US.


Business Hurry to Build Resilient Supply Chains

According to Information Week, companies are turning to CIOs to ensure that their supply chain will withstand future global disruptors.

COVID-19 wreaked havoc on supply chains worldwide. Now, as enterprises continue restoring operations to pre-pandemic levels, business leaders have started assessing the damage and planning for the future.


Simplifying The Battery Supply Chain

One company could simplify the rare mineral supply chain, reports Forbes.

By now, anyone who has been paying much attention to the whole discussion around the ‘energy transition’ likely knows that the battery technology that exists and must continue to advance to enable it to happen requires massive quantities of an array of minerals with names like lithium, cobalt, manganese and nickel.


Grocery and Foodservice Industries to Leverage New GS1 US Implementation Guideline

GS1 US has published a new implementation guideline for the grocery and foodservice industries, advising how extended product data can be captured using Electronic Product Code-enabled/Radio Frequency Identification (EPC/RFID).  


Blume Global Goes Carbon Neutral

According to PR News Wire, Blume Global will become the first carbon neutral supply chain provider.

Blume Global, a leading provider of logistics and supply chain solutions empowered by the largest globally connected multi-modal logistics network, is now carbon neutral. 


The US and EU Partner on Supply Chain Issues

The new Trade and Technology Council represents a partnership between the US and the EU to keep the global supply chain working, reports Executive Government. 

The U.S. and the European Union on Tuesday formed a Trade and Technology Council (TTC) to build up global cooperation on digital issues, technology and supply chains, work on international standards development and support collaborative research efforts.


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