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

January 3, 2022

Speed is of the essence

The delivery windows for home delivery of groceries are getting shorter and shorter. The latest trend is to deliver groceries directly to your home within ten minutes. There are many start-ups that aim for a slice of this ‘instant’ concept. However, some cities are already reaching saturation point. Can ‘flash delivery’ become a sustainable business model? And how will it change the grocery supply chain?

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December 23, 2021

Food e-com – making the business case for investment

The food landscape is evolving dynamically. Automation is the most viable long-term solution for the majority of food retailers’ customer service propositions. How can you decide if and when to commit, and at what level of initial investment?

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December 9, 2021

Vanderlande successfully delivers its largest project in Russia for Leroy Merlin

Vanderlande has successfully delivered its largest project on Russian soil to date, with the installation of its first ADAPTO shuttle-based automated storage and retrieval system (AS/RS) for Leroy Merlin, one of Russia’s largest DIY (do it yourself) retailers.

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