Executive Briefings

Ahold USA Enlists FoodLink as Purchasing Platform for Fresh Foods, Floral Products

FoodLink will become the online buying platform for all fresh produce, meat, seafood, deli and floral category purchasing across more than 750 stores operated by Ahold USA.

FoodLink is a buying platform that connects all of the participants in the fragmented perishable goods supply chain. The network consists of more than 2,000 retail grocers and their fresh food suppliers, including carriers and third-party brokers and wholesalers. The network helps retailers manage the fresh food category to source the highest quality products at competitive prices while reducing waste and inefficiencies across the supply chain. For suppliers, FoodLink is a sales platform that simplifies the process of managing orders, tracking shipments, responding to change requests, and receiving payment.

Ahold USA supports four regional divisions - Stop & Shop New England, Stop & Shop New York Metro, Giant Landover, and Giant Carlisle - which together operate more than 750 supermarkets with approximately 117,000 employees in 14 states and the District of Columbia, along with Peapod, the nation's leading online grocery shopping/delivery service. With over $25bn in sales, Ahold USA is in the top 10 largest food retailers in the United States.

Source: FoodLink

FoodLink is a buying platform that connects all of the participants in the fragmented perishable goods supply chain. The network consists of more than 2,000 retail grocers and their fresh food suppliers, including carriers and third-party brokers and wholesalers. The network helps retailers manage the fresh food category to source the highest quality products at competitive prices while reducing waste and inefficiencies across the supply chain. For suppliers, FoodLink is a sales platform that simplifies the process of managing orders, tracking shipments, responding to change requests, and receiving payment.

Ahold USA supports four regional divisions - Stop & Shop New England, Stop & Shop New York Metro, Giant Landover, and Giant Carlisle - which together operate more than 750 supermarkets with approximately 117,000 employees in 14 states and the District of Columbia, along with Peapod, the nation's leading online grocery shopping/delivery service. With over $25bn in sales, Ahold USA is in the top 10 largest food retailers in the United States.

Source: FoodLink