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Goodfood to install automation in new fulfilment centre


Goodfood Market Corp., an online grocery company in Canada, has leased its first tech-enabled local fulfilment centre in Ottawa with automation capabilities.

The facility will be able to deliver 4,000 products on a same-day or faster basis.

The automation infrastructure will be supported by technology including Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Microsoft Azure cloud computing solutions, in addition to Goodfood proprietary software for order orchestration and delivery optimization.

Goodfood’s growing technology team will ensure the integration of all components to power real-time grocery ordering with live inventory to ensure virtually no stockouts or substitutions.

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Goodfood and Microsoft will also collaborate on artificial intelligence projects aimed at enhancing overall supply chain planning and execution.