German retailer Rewe has completed construction of a new Austrian distribution centre in Ohlsdorf, between Salzburg and Linz, according to press reports. Rewe has invested €60 million in the new site, which can hold 9500 ambient products and will ship 130,000 units a day.
Around 700 stores in western Austria will now be supplied from the new 387,500 sq. ft distribution centre, which is expected to be fully operational by September this year. (2 July)
© 2013 - ESM: European Supermarket Magazine by Ellen Lunney