Kroger Expands Fulfillment Network With Addition of Spoke Facilities in Nashville, Tennessee, and Maywood, Illinois; Bill Bennett Details
CINCINNATI, OH - If you thought the latest expansion of Kroger’s delivery network was the final installment of its ambitious growth strategy, boy do we have news for you. The retailer recently announced its latest move, adding new spoke facilities in Nashville, Tennessee, and Maywood, Illinois.
"Kroger Delivery offers customers a truly differentiated service. Orders are transported in refrigerated trucks and delivered by trained Kroger uniformed associates, giving customers an unparalleled white glove delivery experience," said Bill Bennett, Kroger Vice President and Head of E-commerce. "Kroger Delivery is part of our rapidly expanding seamless ecosystem that provides customers with fresh and quality products when and where they want it—all with zero compromise and at an incredible value."
According to the company’s recent release, the new facilities will work in conjunction with the nearby fulfillment centers to reach customers in Greater Nashville and the Chicago Metro Area.
The Tennessee spoke facility is approximately 40,000 square feet and will work with the Atlanta, Georgia, fulfillment center to increase the network’s reach to customers up to 200 miles from the hub.
The Illinois facility, located approximately 20 miles west of Chicago, stands at 80,000 square feet and will work concurrently with the fulfillment center in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin.
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Something tells me this isn’t the last update to the grocer’s rapidly expanding delivery service, and ANUK will surely report on what’s to come.