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 23, 2023

A proven path to fresher produce in the shelves

The Christmas season has once again put fresh produce supply chain to the test. Retailers need to move the merchandise to the shelves in the shortest possible time. This takes anticipation, more resources and, certainly the right warehouse automation technology.

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December 23, 2022

2023 and beyond: what’s next for warehouse automation

After tremendous growth in 2021, the warehouse automation market currently finds itself in a different situation. Short-term growth has been limited due to a number of global economic issues. Will this downward trend continue or will the market pick up again? And what is there to be said about the rising popularity of robotic solutions?

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November 15, 2022

How can warehouse operators keep pace in an unpredictable market?

Warehouses and distribution centres can quickly reach their limits in terms of space and system capacity due to the huge growth in e-commerce. Automation is an easy answer to these challenges, but this is more straightforward if growth is linear and predictable. But what if your growth requirements are unpredictable?

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