Locai Solutions Announces Partnership with Angelo Caputo’s Fresh Markets
Locai Solutions to deliver end-to-end suite of software to enable Caputo’s to streamline eGrocery efforts. Locai’s suite includes a turnkey eCommerce platform as well as a fulfillment application to enable multi-format fulfillment.
Denver, CO February 19th, 2019 - locai Solutions announced today the signing of its newest client, Angelo Caputo’s Fresh Markets. Caputo’s, a family owned and operated grocery chain since 1958, includes seven stores throughout the Chicagoland area, as well as an online shopping offering. In partnership with locai, Caputo’s will launch a new eGrocery website, which will be fully integrated with locai’s Fulfillment Management System to streamline order fulfillment.
“As veterans of the eGrocery space, I trust the locai team to bring the same level of excellence to our online experience as we offer in-store. The level of personalization in this platform I believe really takes online shopping to a new level,” said Robertino Presta, CEO for Caputo’s.
The new eCommerce platform will showcase locai’s Meal Planning solution, which facilitates a personalized shopping experience tailored to a customer’s cart items, past purchases, dietary preferences, and more. The learning algorithm will suggest recipes and products to shoppers, taking into account sale items, favorite brands, and even scale ingredients based on portion size. Furthermore, locai’s Fulfillment Management System will allow Caputo’s to operate a multi-format fulfillment model, enabling a variety of options for execution and delivery.
“We are excited to be able to use our platform to bring to life the fantastic product assortment Caputo’s offers in their stores, as well as drive operational efficiencies to their order fulfillment,” said Scott DeGraeve, locai’s COO. “They have an exceptional reputation in the Chicagoland area, and we are excited to translate that to their digital offering.”
The new site for customer shopping is expected to be live April, 2019.
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About Caputo’s Fresh Markets
Caputo’s is a family owned and operated grocery chain that began in 1958, and operates 7 stores throughout the Chicagoland area. The chain offers a unique assortment of home made proprietary baked goods, specialty products sourced direct from Italy, and a high quality private label brand called “La Bella Romana.” Their focus on quality of perishables, including their famous Italian stuffed sausages, sets them apart in the markets they serve, creating a base of very loyal customers and team members.
Founded by eGrocery veterans from household names like FreshDirect and Peapod, locai is the first company to offer a full suite of software that integrates an e-commerce platform with a fulfillment management system. locai provides a flexible set of solutions including a turn-key eCommerce website, as well as access to unique UX features - such as product recommendations, meal planning, and endless aisles - via APIs for easy integration into your existing eCommerce platform. The locai Fulfillment Management System is capable of supporting numerous operating footprints, from warerooms to dark stores and/or dedicated distribution centers, and is embedded with real-time operating metrics, intelligent pick cart building logic and order verification for improved accuracy and operating costs.