The first multi-temperature warehouse of AUCHAN Retail Russia in the Samara region was officially opened on October 5th, 2017 in the industrial park “Preobrazhenka” within the territory of logistics center “Pridorozhny”.
Deputy Minister of economic development, investments and trade of the Samara region, Head of the project and program management department Mayorov Oleg Vladimirovich, the founder of the company SamaraTransAvto-2000, developer of logistics center “Pridorozhny” Perlin Igor Yuryevich, Logistics director of AUCHAN Retail Russia Jacques Fornengo, Chief Procurement and Logistics Officer of hypermarkets AUCHAN Retail Russia Jean-Phillipe Flore and CEO of JSC “PromParki” Evseev Sergey Ivanovich took part in the opening ceremony.
At the moment, Samaratransavto-2000 is considered to be one of the most fast-growing full services development companies. It is represented at the Russian market as the company that has industrial premises of “A+” class that fully comply with all necessary international standards.
Multi-temperature Auchan’s warehouse with total area of nearly 34 thousand sq.m is the sixth stage of logistics center “Pridorozhny” and it became part of a project on construction of A+ class warehouses in the Samara region with total area of nearly 200 thousand sq. m. The project includes premises of dry warehouse, warehouse for sausage and milk, fruit and vegetable warehouse, fish, meat and alcohol warehouses.
At the moment, approximately 2000 trucks deliver products every month to 14 AUCHAN hypermarkets located in Samara, Togliatti, Ulyanovsk, Kazan, Ufa, Saratov and Izhevsk. In November it is planned to start delivering products to hypermarkets “Nasha Raduga” in Penza, Kuznetsk and Saransk. With the opening of a new warehouse in the Samara region 320 workplaces were created for the residents of Volzhsky district and Yuzhny Gorod.
As the founder of SamaraTransAvto-2000, developer of logistics center “Pridorozhny” Perlin Igor Yuryevich highlighted, AUCHAN, as a partner, creates standards and promotes them. It is worth mentioning that the major part of technical characteristics of the warehouse has been adapted to Auchan’s requirements.
According to Jean-Phillipe Flore, Chief Procurement and Logistics Officer of hypermarkets AUCHAN Retail Russia, the new logistics center is a perfect tool for trade. Large number of unloading gates allows accelerating the process of goods delivering and increasing efficiency that makes it possible to fasten the delivery of goods to shops. All together it will enable to improve customer service and to offer goods of a better quality. The company’s aim is to become part of a project of sustainable development.
By means of that platform they will be able to optimize traffic flows and, therefore, to reduce the number of trucks on the roads.