Dematic has announced it has been selected by Primary Connect, the supply chain arm of Australia’s largest supermarket, Woolworths Group, to commision a state-of-the art automated fulfilment system for its new National Distribution Centre in Sydney.
Under the hard border closure, freight drivers are exempt from South Australia’s lockdown due to COVID-19. What does this mean for truck drivers and the local supply chain?
Coles, Woolworths, Metcash, Aldi, and other grocery retailers have been approved by the ACCC to continue cooperating together to ensure supply of food and groceries in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Supermarket operators including Coles, Woolworths and Aldi, will be able to continue working together until March 2021 to ensure the continued supply of food and groceries during the COVID-19 pandemic, under the ACCC’s draft determination.
Coles has taken another step toward being Australia’s most sustainable supermarket, incorporating Fair Farms Certification into the Coles Ethical Sourcing Program and continuing its transformation strategy. Read more
Australian chain of supermarkets, IGA, is introducing online deliveries with the launch of its new platform, IGA Shop. Read more
Coles group will open two new high-tech Customer Fulfilment Centres in Sydney and Melbourne in 2022. Read more
Australia’s supermarket giants are returning to normal trading hours and stock availability, following the dramatic surge in panic buying in March. Read more
Consumer panic buying in March due to the current pandemic saw a supermarket giant record its highest-ever quarterly sales growth, whilst another says strict purchasing limits hurt its sales. Read more
Australia’s leading supermarket giant, Woolworths, has reported a 320 per cent increase in the use of its online shopping and catalogue browsing within its app. Read more