Carrefour opens new distribution center in Hongmei Town, Dongguan, Guangdong province, China

Guangdong, CHINA, 2016-Jun-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — On May 31st, the grand opening ceremony of Carrefour supply chain in China—-South China distribution center is held in Hongmei Town, Dongguan, Guangdong province. With the completion of the distribution center, it will play an important role in the supply chain of Carrefour China in South China area, by forming a logistics network covering the Pearl River Delta as well as Fujian and Hainan province, which can increase the logistics efficiency, support stores and boost the regional economy.

Carrefour focuses on long-term development in China. Since the new development strategy and organization in March 2015, Carrefour gradually brings in emerging forms such as the O2O business and convenience stores and setting up more hypermarkets in new cities. Strengthening the supply chain network is the key to carry out the new strategy.

Carrefour Logistics Center will provide full support to the 30 stores in Guangdong, Hainan and Fujian province.

This Distribution Center of Carrefour South Territory is located in Hongmei Town, Gongguan, Guangdong province, with advantageous geographical location.

Since 2014, Carrefour China has established four distribution centers as planed in eastern, western, northern and central China. Including this distribution center, with the last distribution center in northeast China expected to put into used by the first half of 2016, the six completed distribution centers coordinating with the six territory merchandise centers will cover around 230 hypermarkets in China to optimize commodity structure and increase supply efficiency, as well as fully supporting the new business as Carrefour online store and convenience stores.

SOURCE: Carrefour