Grocery retailer and distributor SpartanNash announced plans to open its first SpartanNash Micro-Fulfillment Center, located at 5199 68th St. SE in Caledonia, Michigan. The 55,000-square-foot facility will hold 16,000 products and pick and pack Fast Lane orders for 24 Ada Fresh Market, D&W Fresh Market, Family Fare and Forest Hills Foods stores throughout West Michigan, primarily in the Grand Rapids and Holland area.
To celebrate Earth Week and highlight its commitment to corporate responsibility, SpartanNash announced its slate of Earth-friendly initiatives taking place companywide April 23-25. For the 10th year, SpartanNash is teaming up with Goodwill Industries partners to hold Earth Week donation drives for customers and company associates. Working with Goodwill organizations in Michigan, Nebraska and South Dakota, customers who bring in donations to any participating Goodwill store between Friday, April 23 and Sunday, April 25 will receive a coupon book of savings.
The United Fresh Produce Association recently announced its 2021 Retail Produce Manager Awards honorees. Karen O’Dell, produce manager at the Martin’s Super Market in Granger, Indiana--a SpartanNash brand--was among the 25 produce managers recognized for her contributions to the industry.
SpartanNash announced it has realigned its BRT Indianapolis and Managed Freight Minnesota teams into one organization and rebranded as SpartanNash Logistics. The centralized third-party transportation logistics solution will enable SpartanNash to better serve its more than 150 corporate-owned retail stores in nine states, independent and national account customers nationwide, U.S. military commissaries and exchanges and third-party logistics customers.
Martin’s Super Market in downtown Elkhart’s new “River District” development is now open after a ribbon-cutting celebration. Elkhart mayor, Rod Roberson, was in attendance in addition to other members of the Elkhart River District planning committee and senior management from SpartanNash, the parent company of Martin’s Super Markets. The store replaces the original E. Jackson Blvd. Martin’s that opened in 1990.
Sneeze guards to provide added measure of safety for associates and customers.
March 25, 2020
SpartanNash has started installing 1,420 36-inch square, clear plexiglass sneeze guards at its 155 corporate-owned retail stores, pharmacies and Quick Stop fuel centers as an added measure of safety for its family of associates and store guests. Every cashier station, deli counter, pharmacy, customer service counter and Quick Stop fuel center checkout will have the added safety measure installed by April 3, 2020.
Effective immediately, Tuesdays and Thursdays between 7 a.m. and 9 a.m. will be set aside as reserved hours for vulnerable populations.
March 20, 2020
SpartanNash and its family for retail stores will set aside time twice per week for store guests most at risk of contracting coronavirus (COVID-19), including older adults, pregnant women and immunocompromised individuals. Reserved hours will be every Tuesday and Thursday from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.