Kroger beefs up grocery ecommerce push with 3 new fulfillment centers [Video]

Kroger is expanding its ecommerce push with a plan to build three new delivery fulfillment centers in the Great Lakes, Pacific Northwest and West regions.

The partnership with tech company Ocado will allow America's largest grocery retailer to deliver groceries to more customers with the help of Ocado's automation and artificial intelligence.

"Kroger is incredibly excited to construct three additional industry-leading Customer Fulfillment Centers across the country in relationship with Ocado to bring fresh food to our customers more conveniently than ever before," said Robert Clark, Kroger's senior vice president of supply chain, manufacturing and sourcing. "Through our strategic partnership, we are engineering a model for these regions, leveraging advanced robotics technology and creative solutions to redefine the customer experience."

The fulfillment center in the West region will measure 300,000 square feet, while the sites in the Pacific Northwest and Great Lakes regions will measure 200,000 and 150,000 square feet, respectively. The exact locations …

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