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Dollar General names Joyce supply chain SVP

Dollar General names Joyce supply chain SVP

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General has named Michael Joyce its new senior vice president of supply chain strategy, inventory and demand management, the retailer said on Wednesday. Reporting directly to Tony Zuazo, Dollar General’s executive vice president of global supply chain, Joyce will lead the company’s supply chain functions including inventory management, product fulfillment, supply

Walmart taking steps to bolster its supply chain

Walmart taking steps to bolster its supply chain

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart is taking action to ensure that global supply chain disruptions don’t keep its customers from finding and buying what they want from the retailer this holiday season. “We’ve always been committed to delivering everything customers need for a great holiday, and I’m proud of the hard work our associates are doing

Walmart adds high-tech DC system

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Wal­mart is implementing new warehouse technology that “will fundamentally alter how products get to stores,” says executive vice president of supply chain operations Joe Metzger. The discounter is installing Symbotic’s high-tech automation system in 25 regional distribution centers. Walmart and Symbotic have piloted the system in the chain’s Brooksville, Fla., warehouse since

Supply chain questions that aren’t going away

Supply chain questions that aren’t going away

The supply chain, hitherto taken for granted if not ignored completely, has assumed unaccustomed prominence during the COVID pandemic. Disruptions in the flow of some health care products and consumer staples (most notoriously personal protective equipment and toilet paper), extending from stores all the way back to the source of raw materials, were a fact

Target names Amazon veteran to logistics post

Target names Amazon veteran to logistics post

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. has hired Amazon.com Inc. executive Arthur Valdez to serve as executive vice president, chief supply chain and logistics officer. He will lead Target’s supply chain transformation including planning, distribution and transportation. Valdez, who will join the company on March 28, will report to Target executive vice president and chief operating officer