Sunday 27th Sep 2020 - Logistics & Supply Chain

SPAR and DHL to launch 300 Thai stores


SPAR International is to open 300 new convenience stores in Thailand with the help of DHL Supply Chain.

DHL will be responsible for end-to-end transport, distribution and warehousing services across Thailand. The food retail chain will use DHL’s Bangna Logistics Campus for ambient warehousing and distribution, and its Klong Prapa warehouse for handling frozen goods.

SPAR to open the new stores by the end of 2020.

“To support SPAR Thailand in delivering SPAR’s global reputation for freshness, choice, quality, and service, we knew we needed a logistics partner with proven experience in maintaining world-class food retail supply chains,” said Tom Rose, head of operations at SPAR International. “DHL’s track record in sustaining fast-growing food retailers, both in Thailand and other markets worldwide, gave us the confidence to use their infrastructure as the foundation of our local supply chain.”

“Since working with DHL, they have impressed SPAR with the smoothness and visibility of its third-party logistics services, leaving us in no doubt that this partnership will help SPAR reach its sizable ambitions for growth in the Kingdom.”

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