Wal-Mart International announced new investments in key related areas such as infrastructure, Supply chains and supplies.
The announcement was made by the company in a post signed by Patricio Dalan, Senior Vice President of Supply Chain for Walmart Canada, and Enrique Pellico, Vice President of Supply Chain for Walmart de México and Central America.
These investments, made independently in their respective markets, are critical to the belief in the value of strong, brand-driven local businesses.
According to the document, each new investment helps build trust in the communities in which the company operates.
And they, in turn, are abundant, helping to increase access to affordable goods, while creating jobs that move places and their people forward.
Managers pointed out that for there to be an excellent shopping experience, special emphasis must be placed on Compliance speed.
For this reason, and because they consider that this is what will contribute to the said speed, they open new doors State of the art distribution centers in Canada and Mexico.
These centers focus on improving the bonds that make up it supply chains.
Distribution centers in Canada
Walmart Canada just announced plans to open a Distribution center The only one of its kind in Quebec.
The space will use the latest technology to expedite and maintain order fulfillment transportation fees To the minimum, customers are offered faster services and a variety of products.
This new location adds to the two distribution centers that opened earlier this year.
The company’s most advanced grocery distribution center opened in British Columbia and the first distribution center serving the Eastern Territory opened in New Brunswick.
They also opened a new high-tech sorting warehouse in Alberta and are set to open the country’s first fully automated environmental distribution center in Ontario in early 2024.
Logistics and supply chain of Walmart in Mexico
Meanwhile, in Mexico, the Villahermosa Perishables Distribution Center is strengthening Logistics networks and supply chain From retailer throughout the Southeast region.
The new distribution center, which will open soon, will improve the way perishable products are transported, the document said.
Another distribution center, which is set to open in Mexicali, offers the same set of advantages, but for dry and room temperature products.
Meanwhile, in the international markets, the company has confirmed its commitment to innovation.
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“Among the new technologies at our facilities are innovations that help eliminate greenhouse gases from our operations, and push us toward carbon-neutral distribution centers,” the letter detailed.
Wal-Mart aspires to become a renewable company by 2040, so it continues to seek innovations that put both people and nature at the center of its business practices, the executives said.
They noted that the trend towards infrastructure investments continues in the United States, as well as high-tech innovations that drive growth.
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