International retail company Auchan, which has been a fixture in France since 1961, also has a large market share in Romania. The heart of their operation sits just outside Bucharest. From there, Auchan does the distribution of as many as 50,000 products to 33 hypermarkets, 7 supermarkets and 382 convenience stores.
On the 27th of October, Dutch retailer Albert Heijn opened its new Home Shop Center in Barendrecht (NL). As the foodtech company is always on the lookout for new technologies to work smarter and more efficiently, this warehouse built by WDP features the latest in automation. In addition, this gasless building operates almost completely on solar energy.
Nowhere are logistics processes under such pressure as in the food sector.
The food logistics chain is a complex system in which safety and hygiene are decisive factors. Because no matter how fast and efficient the chain works, it is completely worthless if freshness and quality are not guaranteed.
Colruyt’s Collect & Go service makes grocery shopping easy for thousands of families around the country. Behind the service is a complex system of order picking, grocery collection, and purchase preparation.
Delhaize’s logistics activities in Kobbegem are in good company, now that all of the supermarket chain’s support services have taken up residence on the Kobbegem business site. Together, they form Delhaize Valley, a hub where sustainability and efficiency are keywords.