Kroger will be bringing new jobs to Michigan in the upcoming years.

Kroger has announced that a new Customer Fulfillment Center will be built in Romulus, MI in the future. The large grocery retailer has teamed with Ocado, a world leader in technology for grocery e-commerce to speed up their ability to provide customers with anything, anytime, anywhere.

Kroger is incredibly excited to develop one of our industry-leading Customer Fulfillment Centers in Michigan in relationship with Ocado to bring fresh food to our customers faster than ever before...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. In Michigan, we are engineering a smaller model for the region, leveraging advanced robotics technology and creative solutions to redefine the customer experience and respond to the growing demand for grocery e-commerce services...said Robert Clark, Kroger's senior vice president of supply chain, manufacturing and sourcing. 

With this new Customer Fulfillment Center, Kroger will invest $95 million and also create 250 new jobs. The new building will be 135,000 square feet in size and will be located at 15675 Wahrman in Romulus. Once the ground is broken at the new site, the facility is expected to by up, running, and operational withing 18 months. When the new Customer Fulfillment Center is operational it will support customers in three states. Those states include Michigan, Northern Ohio, and Indiana.

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Source: Kroger