Kroger and Ocado have teamed up together to invest in a new Customer Fulfillment Center in Romulus, Michigan. The $95 million investment is going toward a new 135,000-square-foot building. This building will help meet the increased demands for online shopping while also providing high-quality fresh produce.
In order to make this center its most successful, the partnered companies plan to employ 250 new people. These are going to be great job opportunities for the citizens of Romulus and will accelerate economic growth.
From Area Development Magazine:
“We continue to invest in and constantly improve our e-commerce capabilities, focusing on cost-effective solutions. Our partnership with Ocado is an essential part of our evolving seamless ecosystem.” […]
“Kroger ‘s decision to invest $95 million and create 250 new jobs in Romulus further demonstrates that Wayne County is a global leader in logistics and fulfillment industries. Kroger’s continued commitment to our region with the innovative new grocery delivery service provided by this high-tech facility will help improve access to fresh foods in southeast Michigan. [And, this is all happening at] a time when this service is more important than ever to keep residents safe and healthy.”AREA DEVELOPMENT MAGAZINE
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