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A Look at the Future of Grocery Retail in North America

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The grocery retail industry in North America has been undergoing a huge transformation since the pandemic in 2020. Buying behavior has changed, preferences have changed, and a 'new normal' has been set in place. In this deep dive article, we explore the short and long-term impact of the pandemic, the new face of the grocery industry, the role of AI, and where Locus comes in:

Key Takeaways from the Whitepaper

Increasing agricultural price index, high urban population, high per capita disposable income, and healthy eating index are all responsible for the recent growth in grocery retail. Here, we explore how advanced delivery optimization software providers such as Locus can help e-grocery businesses flourish:

  • Industry segmentation and major players The industry can be provided on the basis of product as well as distribution channels
  • New rules of the game for grocery retail As online shopping platforms continue to reign supreme, many retailers have been working on entering e-grocery and improving their presence in the
  • Short and long-term impact of the pandemic Temporary and permanent changes in user behavior in grocery buying following the pandemic.
  • What does the 'next normal’ entail Businesses will be defined by how good a relationship they have with logistics and Artificial Intelligence, and how much they are willing to bend for customer convenience.
  • Logistical challenges and solutions Underutilized resources, sub-optimal plans, missed delivery SLAs, costs incurred by inefficiencies are all challenging issues for supply chains, resulting in unhappy customers. Implementing same-day delivery can make sure businesses stay on top of their game.

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How can Locus help manage your logistics?

  • Locus’ proprietary geocoding engine converts the fuzziest of the addresses into precise geographical coordinates thereby helping your on-ground executives locate addresses easily.
  • Digitize all your operational variables such as fleets, delivery persons, etc to come up with the best route plan every day.
  • Track your orders in real-time with the Locus Live Dashboard. Locus’ last-mile delivery app Locus On The Road (LOTR) helps delivery partners process orders.
  • Visualize and tweak your scheduled plans via three key metrics— geography, time, & vehicle(fleet)—with a birds-eye view of your entire operations.
  • Build your own reports and analyze important parameters that you need to make key decisions.

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