Five Practices Damaging Operational Performance in Today’s Supply Chain

May 16, 2019

Logistics organizations of all sizes are facing lower profits, higher customer expectations, and increased volatility. To enhance their profitability and competitive advantage, they are seeking new and innovative ways to trim costs, be more efficient, and boost customer satisfaction. Five common practices may be damaging your organization's operational performance, but there are viable solutions to remain competitive in today's dynamic logistics market:

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SpartanNash

SpartanNash is a food solutions company that delivers the ingredients for a better life through customer-focused innovation. Its core businesses include distributing grocery products to a diverse group of independent and chain retailers, its corporate-owned retail stores, and U.S. military commissaries and exchanges; as well as operating a premier fresh produce distribution network and the Our Family® private label brand. SpartanNash serves customer locations in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, Europe, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Honduras, Iraq, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar and Djibouti. The company owns 145 supermarkets—primarily under the banners of Family Fare, Martin's Super Markets, D&W Fresh Market, VG's Grocery and Dan's Supermarket—and shares its operational insights to drive solutions for SpartanNash food retail customers. Committed to fostering a People First culture, the SpartanNash family of Associates is 19,000 strong and growing. For more information, visit spartannash.com.

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SpartanNash

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