Food Logistics publishes an article by Ignition Commerce CEO, Matt Carroll where he discusses the opportunity for smaller grocery chains to compete with Instacart and large regional players.
The Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has created opportunities and challenges
for the grocery business. According to Coresight Research, e-grocery is poised
to grow 40% this year with more consumers electing to purchase products from the
comfort and safety of their homes. However, this surge has exposed cracks in the
supply chain from online order fulfillment to the coordination between supplier,
distributor and supermarket. Grocery supply chains are not inherently problematic,
but they were not designed to support a seamless eCommerce experience.
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