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Cold Storage Heats Up

Cold Storage Heats Up

Booming e-commerce and online grocery sales during the COVID-19 pandemic increased the demand for cold storage warehousing space in North America, but developers are not building fast enough to meet demand, says a new report from commercial real estate services firm Savills. Keeping up with demand: Developers are not building fast enough to meet demand, […]

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Molson Coors Brews the Right Transportation Mix

Molson Coors Brews the Right Transportation Mix

Take a look at the loading area of Molson Coors Beverage Company’s breweries, and the word “complexity” comes to mind. It’s not just the vast quantity of beer and beverage products moving out of its seven North American production facilities that turns up the volume on logistics and supply chain operations. It’s also the frequency of trucks being loaded and the pace of activity all week long—including weekends—that add to the challenge of delivering products to its 700 distributors on time.

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Sysco Shifts Fleet to Grocery Supply Chain

Sysco Shifts Fleet to Grocery Supply Chain

Multinational food distribution company Sysco Corporation, based in Houston, launched several new grocery sector-focused initiatives in response to reduced customer demand during the COVID-19 pandemic. Sysco has one of the largest trucking fleets in the United States, with approximately 14,000 delivery vehicles consisting of tractors, trailers, vans, and panel trucks. The company employs 69,000 people. […]

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