Penske Logistics Opens Refrigerated Warehouse for Kroger

Transport Topics | June 10, 2019

Penske Logistics Opens Refrigerated Warehouse for Kroger
Penske Logistics has opened a 606,000-square-foot refrigerated distribution center in Romulus, Mich.The facility, which created 400 jobs, mainly will serve the distribution needs of its customer, The Kroger Co. of Michigan. The facility opened June 4.InSite Real Estate led construction of the $98.5 million facility, which began in the fall of 2017 and concluded in the fall of 2018, according to Penske Logistics.The distribution center, referred to as the Michigan Fresh Center, will enable Kroger to supply store locations with fresher products. It is situated on approximately 47 acres with access to Interstate 275 and I-95.

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Consumer demand to interact with retail channels interchangeably is forcing retailers to change the way they think about and manage inventory. With the path to purchase becoming increasingly convoluted, positioning inventory according to anticipated demand has become a significant challenge - one of many facing retailers as they re-engineer their business models to support omnichannel. These changes are driving an urgent need to optimize inventory use across the supply chain.

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Consumer demand to interact with retail channels interchangeably is forcing retailers to change the way they think about and manage inventory. With the path to purchase becoming increasingly convoluted, positioning inventory according to anticipated demand has become a significant challenge - one of many facing retailers as they re-engineer their business models to support omnichannel. These changes are driving an urgent need to optimize inventory use across the supply chain.

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