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Giant Eagle Prepares to Open First Automated Micro-Fulfillment Center

Giant Eagle Prepares to Open First Automated Micro-Fulfillment Center


PITTSBURGH, PA
Tuesday, January 30th, 2024

An exciting supply chain development is in the works for Giant Eagle, as the grocer gets ready to open its first automated micro-fulfillment center (MFC) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

According to a report from Yahoo!Finance, Giant Eagle is actively recruiting for several roles involved with operating the MFC—the job listings were what tipped sources off on the retailer’s latest move. The grocer will use this MFC to fulfill curbside pickup orders, a retail strategy adopted by most within the grocery game.

Giant Eagle is entering new territory as the retailer prepares to open its first automated micro-fulfillment center

The facility will be located at 1775 South Braddock Ave. in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and will use a tote-based system to move products, according to the announcement about the hiring event. A Giant Eagle spokesperson confirmed that the retailer is looking for workers for the MFC but declined to provide details about the facility. “While we are in the process of hiring for this location, it is still a little bit early for us to share additional detail about the space,” the grocer said in a comment.

Although that’s all the news we have for now, we’ll be on the lookout for the latest!

Keep reading Deli Market News for more of the latest retail developments.

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