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Giant Food Opens New E-Commerce Fulfilment Centre In Virginia

By Robert McHugh
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Giant Food Opens New E-Commerce Fulfilment Centre In Virginia

Giant Food has announced the opening of a new Giant Delivers e-commerce fulfilment centre in Manassas, Virginia.

The new 82,000-square-foot facility aims to make home and business delivery possible for thousands of customers in over 140 zip codes across northern Virginia.

The Washington, DC-based grocery chain noted that the move will enhance its service to existing customers throughout the area and offer facilities including same-day delivery in as little as three hours and free midweek delivery.

Faster Delivery Options

Customers can purchase items from several Virginia-based companies, including the Perfect Pita and Don’t Forget Cake.

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Giant also claims to be the first grocer in Virginia to provide beer and wine delivery to residents, and it gives customers the option of ordering from a wide range of producers, including local companies such as Port City and Solace Brewing.

Giant added that the Manassas facility will feature the company’s latest batch-picking software and an extensive conveyor system, which will increase the speed of shopping, to enable faster, more frequent delivery options.

‘Two Hundred New Jobs’

“Giant is a leader in home delivery, and over the years we’ve continued to expand our services and footprint throughout the region,” said Joe Urban, vice-president of supply chain operations at Giant Food.

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“We’re proud to continue growing as a local employer focused on making positive impacts for both our customers and the entire Giant family, and with the opening of our Manassas e-commerce fulfilment centre, we’re thrilled to be creating 200 new jobs for the community.”

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