Monday 21st Oct 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

US retail giant names sites for Ocado-built CFCs

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US retail giant Kroger has named sites for two customer fulfilment centres to be built by Ocado.

The sites in central Florida and Mid-Atlantic will follow the first CFC at Monroe, north of Cincinnati.

“Kroger is excited to partner with Ocado—one of the most innovative, advanced companies in the world—to redefine the grocery shopping experience for customers along the East Coast,” said Rodney McMullen, Kroger’s chairman and CEO.

“We are incredibly excited to introduce customer fulfilment centres in this region to deliver on our Restock Kroger vision to serve America through food inspiration and uplift.”

Kroger has committed to building 20 CFCs, powered by Ocado, to accelerate its ability to provide customers with anything, anytime and anywhere.

Luke Jensen, chief executive of Ocado Solutions, said: “As the US retail landscape continues to change, these CFCs will play a crucial role in helping Kroger offer its customers a superior online shopping experience in these two major markets.”

 

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