Alcohol delivery startup taps into direct-to-consumer market
November 11, 2020
Newly combined technology providers, Encompass Technologies + Orchestra Software announced that they have acquired Denver-based alcohol delivery startup Handoff. This acquisition furthers the company’s mission to digitally connect all tiers of the beverage industry, from first ingredients to last sip.
Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP), Burlington, Mass., and Plano, Texas, and The Honickman Companies, Pennsauken, N.J., jointly announced an agreement that allows KDP to sell and distribute key KDP brands in 18 counties serving 17 million people in New York and New Jersey.
Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) and Polar Beverages, jointly announced a long-term franchise agreement that will provide national distribution to Polar Seltzer sparkling seltzer waters across all channels through KDP's direct-store-delivery (DSD) and manufacturing network.
Increased SKU counts, tight warehouse and in-store spaces, and delivery personnel who manage heavy cases and kegs are driving innovation of new mobile carts and hand trucks that are designed to improve ergonomics and enable warehouse workers to safely and efficiently stack, retrieve and deliver products.
With the desire for “instant gratification” prevalent throughout the United States and beyond, eCommerce is giving shoppers exactly what they want. Just-in-time delivery is one of the biggest trends in beverage distribution, says Doug Eden, president of IntelliShift, a division of VTS, Commack, N.Y.
Distribution network now includes more than 50 DSD partners
August 13, 2019
Celsius Holdings Inc., Boca Raton, Fla., announced that the company has made progress in the build out of its national distribution network, which now includes more than 50 regional direct-store-delivery (DSD) partners.
Among the new technological advances is RepairEngine, an online maintenance management tool, which allows users the ability to start and track repairs 24/7 and provides insight into the health and status of their hardware deployment.
Beverage Industry’s November issue features our annual Craft Beer Report where we provide insight about how the craft beer segment is recovering after the onset of the pandemic halted many on-premise sales. Also in this issue we analyze the factions of the dairy drinks and dairy alternatives, the latest trends impacting the use of protein ingredients in beverages, the release of our annual Trucks Report with updates on 2021 releases, and much more!