The Kroger Co. recently hosted an employee celebration and ribbon-cutting event to celebrate the opening of its new facilities in San Antonio, Texas, and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Serving as a last-mile cross-dock location, the locations will operate as an extension of the regional fulfillment center in Dallas, Texas, offering Kroger Delivery services to more Texas residents and introducing the Oklahoma City community to a personalized, digital online shopping experience.
“We are committed to delivering a fresh, convenient customer shopping experience with zero compromise on quality, selection and affordability,” said Bill Bennett, VP and head of e-commerce.
“From the personalized shopping experience, easy digital coupons, valuable fuel points and fresh, high-quality products, to the refrigerated trucks, trained and uniformed drivers, we look forward to Oklahoma City and San Antonio customers enjoying all the benefits Kroger online shopping has to offer.”
Both San Antonio and Oklahoma City spokes will operate in conjunction with the Dallas fulfillment center, serving as last-mile cross-dock locations that expands Kroger’s grocery delivery services and extends its reach to customers.
San Antonio, Texas
The 67,000-square-foot spoke facility is located northeast of San Antonio and will have more than 160 full-time employees.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
The 50,000-square-foot spoke facility is located north of I-35 Service Road in Oklahoma City and is expected to have up to 191 full-time employees.
“As Oklahoma City continues to grow, we expect more national investment and diverse options. Kroger brings both and we welcome their investment in Oklahoma City,” said David Holt, mayor.
Local shoppers also have access to the newly launched Boost by Kroger annual membership program. For $59 or $99 per year, Boost provides customers with benefits like unlimited free delivery on orders of $35 or more and two fuel points for every $1 spent on groceries and general merchandise purchases through delivery, pickup and in-stores. Kroger estimates the membership can save customers more than $1,000 per year on fuel and grocery delivery.
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