UNFI Network Optimization and Automation

UNFI progress in network optimization, including the consolidation of distribution centers and the expansion of automation, reflects its commitment to modernizing operations. The company’s investment in technology infrastructure is a forward-looking move to enhance profitability and growth in a dynamic market.

UNFI made significant progress in network optimization and automation, especially with two major projects completed in the first quarter of fiscal 2024. This involved the consolidation of its Logan Township facility into the Allentown distribution center. This move brings the company’s fresh and conventional business operations in the region under one roof, enhancing efficiency.

Also, UNFI finished expanding its automation system at the Carlisle Distribution Center. This expansion focuses on enhancing the center’s unit pick capabilities, which is expected to significantly support increased capacity and output.