CPG players will see increased integration of robots throughout the industry, growth in frictionless shopping experiences and enhanced ability to cater to consumer shopping experiences through computer vision.
As we enter the next “roaring 20s,” retailers and CPG organizations will experience technological revolutions involving sophisticated AI tools like prescriptive analytics and innovation in mobile devices and robots that will lead to increased productivity, optimized shopping and employee experiences and greater customer satisfaction.
Today, 60% of grocers offer some form of home delivery for items ordered online.
October 31, 2019
Fear of falling behind omnichannel shoppers and fast-moving competitors is driving grocers to deploy new technology at a furious pace, according to the "2019 Grocery Tech Trends Study," released by RIS, Newark, N.J.
As a result of the integration being built with KeepTruckin, all fleet driving data and driver alerts will be accessible in one location, giving fleets a 360-degree view of their drivers and behavior.
October 23, 2019
Idelic, a Pittsburgh, Pa., announced a partnership with KeepTruckin, San Francisco, where Idelic will offer KeepTruckin’s platform as the preferred solution for customers to run safer and more efficient fleets.
Hortau and its partners have been working since late 2017 on developing what is said to be the first predictive and global monitoring tool for crop production.
October 22, 2019
Gestion AgrIA, Canada, received a $4.7 million financial contribution from the Government of Quebec through the Green Fund to complete a key research project designed to help growers boost their productivity while significantly reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
The team is currently working with f’real foods to enable a next-generation connected IoT solution for f’real blenders.
October 9, 2019
eInfochips, a San Jose, Calif.-based Arrow Electronics company, joined forces with Microsoft Corp., Redmond, Wash., to enable smart solutions for connected appliances in the food and beverage industry.
The new platform will leverage Kroger’s merchandising capabilities and predictive analytics.
May 15, 2019
The Kroger Co., Cincinnati, (NYSE:KR) and Lindsay Goldberg, a New York-based private investment firm, formed PearlRock Partners, a new platform that will identify, invest in and help grow the next generation of leading consumer product brands.
The region will provide participants in the accelerator program access to a network of industry experts, including Fortune 500 companies, leading supply chain and logistics faculty from the University of Arkansas and business development opportunities.
May 15, 2019
Plug and Play, Sunnyvale, Calif., announced plans to open a supply chain and logistics accelerator program in Northwest Arkansas.