28th  February  2019

EASYFRESH NEWSLETTER Nr. 28021949

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Disrupting the Future of Grocery Retailing

The business model that Amazon and grocery retailers like Walmart and Kroger utilize is primarily focused on customers shopping for groceries inside their stores and ordering groceries online to be delivered to the home or picked up at the store. The model is fairly basic. The model Uber will create to achieve its grocery ambitions...

“Every success story is a tale of constant adaption, revision and change.”

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Container traffic Poland-Koper reaches new milestone

Container traffic between Poland and the Slovenian port of Koper has reached a new milestone. In 2018, Baltic Rail delivered 13,464 TEUs of goods, demonstrating a volume increase of 30 per cent compared to 2017. This year, the freight forwarder intends to maintain the growth of the container traffic at the same level. Baltic Rail ...

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“Keep your feet on the ground and your thoughts at lofty heights.”

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The Soup Has a Familiar Face: How Artificial Intelligence Is Changing Kroger, Walgreens And Others

In their efforts to eliminate marketing misfires in the aisles, more retailers are investing in ways to physically connect with their customers within their stores. From cooler doors that recognize a face to dressing room mirrors that can dim the lights, retailers are investing in artificial intelligence (AI) for one key purpose: to accurately anticipate...

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“The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge, but imagination.”

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What can the logistics and transport industry learn from the Tour de France?

The Tour de France is the biggest cycling competition in the world — for more than 20 days, cycling teams participate in various tests in France and other countries in Europe. There are 21 stages, each requiring distinct skills from the athletes and a lot of coordination between them. For those who don’t pay attention...

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“It’s better to have a great team, than team of greats.”

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Is Belgium Europe´s new logistics hub?

Over the recent years, Belgium has managed to attract big name distributors such as Johnson & Johnson, H&M or Coca-Cola and most recently the global giant Alibaba, to name a few. So, why is it that this tiny country nestled at the heart of Western Europe is becoming Europe’s new logistics hotspot? Time to focus on what ...

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“Amazing things will happen when you listen to the consumer.”

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Blueberry Europe – the market is going to change

Almost all over Europe, new blueberry plantations are being established. This applies in particular to countries such as Ukraine, Lithuania, Serbia, Croatia, Romania, Poland and Georgia. Taking this into account, it is necessary to consider how the blueberry market in Europe is going to change in the future. Are blueberry producers ready for it? Growing...

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“Small changes can make a big differences.”

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Sea Change: ‘Amazon & Alibaba Creating the Biggest Revolution in Shipping’

ParcelHero’s David Jinks will tell a major world maritime conference in London. Shipping lines will be forced to either integrate with Amazon and Alibaba or be submerged by the digital revolution. ‘A change in global supply chains even greater than the introduction of containers in the 1950s is underway, and shipping lines that don’t adapt...

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“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old but on building the new.”

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Argentina gains India lemon access

South American nation’s largest lemon-producing region of Tucuman buoyed by news of deal A sanitary protocol has been signed allowing the export of Argentine lemons to India. Opening up opportunities and extending bilateral trade, the deal was signed by Argentine prime minister Marucio Macri and Indian prime minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on 18...

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“Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors where there were only walls.”

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Logistics & a Smile:

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Videos: 

• China access pending for Italian pears;    http://www.fruitnet.com/asiafruit/article/177880/video-china-access-pending-for-italian-pears

• Belgium is the gateway to the European market;  https://www.ing.be/en/business/my-business/innovation/logistics-sector

 

Articles & Market Reports:

•  Overview melon and watermelon market;   https://www.freshplaza.com/article/9074630/overview-global-melon-and-watermelon-market/

•  Autumn Crisp and Adora Seedless driving Sun World’s global growth;   https://www.freshfruitportal.com/news/2019/02/25/autumn-crisp-and-adora-seedless-driving-sun-worlds-global-growth/

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