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Systems Standardization

Project Updates

Check here for updates and recent emails about standardization in your area.

July 17, 2018 - email from Ray VanWetten

subject: SUPERVALU Systems Standardization Update: go-live date for PNW

Today, I want to share iwth you that we intend to go live on the standardized systems for the Pacific Northwest on July 21, 2018, and are working through our final testing and validation. As we prepare for the cutover, there are a few things you will need to be aware of:

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May 15, 2018 - Retailer orientation training off to a great start

The first training session for PNW customers took place on May 15 with 137 retailers in attendance. The training agenda included deep dives into the various areas of change with the standardized systems, with many opportunities for retailers to ask questions. Upcoming training sessions for PNW retailers are scheduled over the next two weeks.

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Tacoma retailer traiing session
May 11, 2018 - email from Leon Bergmann

subject: SUPERVALU Standardization Update: timeline and functional changes

We recently shared with you that we are moving ahead with standardizing our applications to SUPERVALU systems. I wanted to take some time to update you on the progress of this effort.

First, we have determined that we will be taking a sequenced approach to implementation across the West Region so that we ensure the proper support for our retailers. At this time, we’re targeting to standardize the Pacific Northwest DCs in early July, Southern California in the fall, and Northern California in early 2019. We will communicate with each retailer as specific dates are determined for your areas.

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March 6, 2018 - email from Leon Bergmann

subject: SUPERVALU Systems Standardization Update

Our teams have been focused on continuing to deliver excellent service while at the same time combining two great wholesale businesses over the past several months. Thank you for your cooperation and commitment to making this integration a success. We have begun to realize the benefits of you being part of SUPERVALU in many areas, including Private Brands offerings and our Stockton BWS hub. Our successes together are truly a testament to the dedication of our employees, the commitment of our customers, and the support of our vendors to building an even stronger network of grocery retailers in the West Region.

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