Large Scale Grocery Delivery: Behind the Scenes with Fresh Direct

The New York Times

Ever wonder how home delivery grocery stores keep everything straight? Last week The New York Times investigated an order, start to finish, from NYC-based delivery service Fresh Direct. It's a fascinating look at how it all works:

An enormous amount of planning and organization goes into any grocery delivery service, especially one that prepares a good deal of food such as Fresh Direct. The company's 300,000 square-foot warehouse helps keeps it all sorted, and features rooms for different culinary purposes, kind of like a massive mise-en-place—herbs get cleaned, salads prepared, and baguettes par-baked all ready in time for delivery. Read the whole article below to get all the details:

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(Images: Fresh Direct)