The 60,000-square-foot spoke facility will work in conjunction with the Groveland, Florida fulfillment center.
The addition of a delivery "spoke" brings innovation and modern e-commerce to the Central Ohio area, including Columbus, and will extend the grocer's reach and ability to provide fresh and friendly services to its customers.
New Ocado-powered delivery facilities are planned for Austin, San Antonio, and Birmingham, markets Kroger does not currently service.
The Kroger Co., America's largest grocery retailer, today announced it will offer more Americans delivery through the addition of a new customer fulfillment center (CFC) in North Carolina, powered by the Ocado Group.
The Kroger Co., America's largest grocery retailer, today announced it will offer more customers Kroger Delivery through the addition of new Kroger fulfillment centers powered by the Ocado Group, combining vertical integration, machine learning, and robotics to provide an affordable, friendly, and fast fresh food delivery service.
This marks Kroger's entry into the Florida market with an e-commerce delivery service that combines vertical integration, machine learning, and robotics with affordable, friendly, and fast delivery of grocery items and fresh food.
The location confirms a previous announcement stating Kroger and Ocado would construct a CFC in the Southwest Region. Kroger has partnered with Ocado to accelerate its ability to provide customers with anything, anytime, anywhere.
This new 135,000-square-foot CFC will accelerate Kroger's ability to expand its products to a larger footprint. This facility will create 250 new jobs, benefitting the City of Romulus/Aerotropolis region.
Voilà is powered by Ocado Group plc's ("Ocado") industry-leading technology and fills orders through its state-of-the-art automated Customer Fulfillment Centre ("CFC") in Vaughan, Ontario.
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