X5 Retail Group Announces Opening Of New DC In St Petersburg
Russia’s X5 Retail Group has announced changes to its logistics infrastructure in the north west of the country, with the opening of a new distribution centre in St. Petersburg.
The St. Petersburg – Yug logistics facility will supply 889 Pyaterochkas in eight regions in the north west of Russia. It covers a total of 27,000 square metres.
X5 Retail Group said that the new DC marks ‘a new milestone in the development of X5’s logistics infrastructure in the north-west of Russia’, describing it as ‘the first in a series of multi-format, next-generation DCs the Group will use to ensure the availability and freshness of products during Pyaterochka’s rapid expansion’.
At its full capacity, St. Petersburg – Yug will be able to process and handle products from over 200 local suppliers.
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