Food

Exceed your customers’ expectations

In today’s food retail market, consumers demand fresh, high-quality products, and excellent service. They expect their shopping experience to be stress-free with a high availability of products.

As a result of increasing consumer demands, food retailers must cope with the growing volumes of diversified stock and multiple store formats. E-commerce requirements must also be factored into distribution centre (DC) processes.

The expanding number of SKUs means that efficient space utilisation in the stores is another vital consideration. Stores have strict budgets and need their deliveries on time and full shelves in the store. With this in mind, employees are faced with added pressure in the back of the store when it comes to splitting pallets and roll containers, which leaves them little time to assist customers.

At Vanderlande, we understand the complexities of running a successful food retail business. As such, we have defined the next generation of scalable solutions – evolutions. They are designed to deliver the highest level of flexibility and scalability, and can facilitate store-friendly deliveries.

The next generation of scalable solutions

In order to meet any customer’s demands in full, Vanderlande has defined the next generation of scalable solutions – evolutions. They will allow these challenges to be met through an integrated portfolio of innovative systems, intelligent software and life-cycle services.

STOREPICK

STOREPICK is a robotised, end-to-end warehouse solution that allows you to optimise the processes of your entire value chain.

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HOMEPICK

HOMEPICK is a goods-to-person order fulfilment system designed to support food retail operations. It facilitates the fast and efficient processing of online grocery orders.

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Our references for the food segment

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E.Leclerc

To ensure that E.Leclerc Socamaine was able to meet its challenges head-on, Vanderlande proposed an integrated end-to-end solution – Automated Case Picking (ACP).

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ASDA

The ideal match for ASDA’s brief was Vanderlande’s automated case picking (ACP) solution. The 28,600m2 DC now handles 840,000 cases per day and processes 7,800 SKUs.

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Vegalsa-Eroski

In June 2018, Vegalsa began operations with Vanderlande’s energy-efficient MICROSHUTTLE automated storage and retrieval (AS/RS) solution inside its DC in Sigüeiro.

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Edeka

One of the most modern and efficient meat-processing facilities in Europe was recently built in Rheinstetten, Baden Württemberg, Germany. At the facility, owned by EDEKA Südwest Fleisch GmbH, meat products are produced and delivered to over 1,250 outlets.

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Our Warehousing news & insights

September 21, 2021

Vanderlande launches augmented reality app

Vanderlande has launched its very own augmented reality (AR) app, aimed at helping customers understand how they can benefit from…

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August 4, 2021

What it takes to deliver the best in warehouse automation

What began as a journey towards automation in 2015 has grown into an incredible success story for THE ICONIC – one of the leading fashion retailers in Australia and New Zealand. I’m happy to say that we were able to support them in achieving their goals, and now they have one of Australia’s most state-of-the-art e-commerce warehousing systems.

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August 2, 2021

Process optimisation: small changes, big impact for food retailers

To ensure that shoppers enjoy the best-possible experience, food retailers must achieve an on-time and in-full service performance when it comes to activities within their distribution centres. While the choice of automation inside a DC is crucial, food retailers stand to make significant efficiency gains through process optimisation. But how does that work?

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