The world's leading supermarket retailer Carrefour announced that the company will enhance investments in logistics distribution centers in mainland China over the next two years.
Carrefour's new distribution center in Kunshan was completed in June 2014, serving the East China region; and its distribution center in Chengdu was completed in April 2015, serving the West China region. In 2015, the company plans to build two more distribution centers: one in Wuhan, Hubei province, and the other is responsible for the Beijing and Tianjin region. In 2016, Carrefour expects to have two more logistics distribution centers for Northeast region and South China region, respectively.
By the end of 2016, Carrefour will have six modern distribution centers in the Chinese mainland which will lead the Chinese retail industry sector by construction scale and speed-to-market.
Carrefour's Kunshan logistics distribution center, which has already been completed, covers 60 hypermarkets in Jiangsu, Zhejiang, and Shanghai. It adopts the world's most advanced voice picking system, which boasts a voice picking accuracy of 99.97%.