United Natural Foods – or UNFI – announced last week that it has acquired the Minnesota-based grocery store chain SuperValu for $2.9 billion. This purchase gives UNFI access to 3,323 wholesale stores. UNFI has also bought SuperValu’s retail division, which includes stores such as Cub Foods and Shoppers. This purchase is part of a broader trend of consolidation in the grocery and food distribution industries.
Does your company do business with SuperValu? If so, it’s important to consider how this change will affect your operations moving forward. As always, effective, reliable, fast, secure and economical EDI is essential to business success. With this change, there are likely to be changes to EDI specifications, data requirements, and communication protocols.
As your business navigates EDI changes, it’s important to have an expert you can count on. This is where Data Communication Solutions (DCS) comes in. Our knowledgeable EDI consultants will help your business continue to succeed and grow through this time. Contact us today to set up a free assessment and find out how your business can make the most out of EDI.