Chris Lewis Talks Supply Chain Transformation in Forbes
Date: Aug 07, 2020
In a feature with Forbes, ADUSA Supply Chain President Chris Lewis discussed Ahold Delhaize USA companies' innovative efforts to integrate and
Lewis spoke to Forbes contributor Steve Banker about the scale of the and discussed how it's another way ADUSA’s supply chain is leading innovation in the grocery retail industry.
During the interview, Lewis discussed the important role technology plays in the transformation, highlighting key advancements, such as the construction of two fully automated frozen warehouses in partnership with Americold, the deployment of an AI-enabled forecasting and replenishment technology RELEX, a new transportation management system, an upgraded warehouse management system and more.
"Moving to a self-managed supply chain will enable ADUSA’s supply chain to reduce costs for the local brands it serves, improve speed to shelf, deepen relationships with vendors and better position our companies' distribution centers in the communities they serve," Lewis said. "These changes will enable us to take advantage of financial and strategic value within procurement, logistics and warehousing to provide the freshest product through the most advanced, efficient delivery network in the grocery industry."
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