Customer Success - Albert Heijn

Aptean Helped Albert Heijn Free 10% Extra Selling Space

Aptean Helped Albert Heijn Free 10% Extra Selling Space

Dutch Royal Ahold is a global leading retail operation in daily grocery with more than 9,000 stores and food service outlets in 28 countries, across four continents. Albert Heijn is the market leader in the Netherlands with some 74,000 employees and 850 stores in different formats.

Albert Heijn

Quick Facts

Albert Heijn is the largest company in the Royal Ahold group, and the grocery retail market leader in the Netherlands, with ca 850 stores in various formats.

INDUSTRIES

Wholesale Distribution

REVENUE

10 billion EURO (Netherlands)

EMPLOYEES

74,000

HEADQUARTERS

Amsterdam, Netherlands

SOLUTIONS

IMI Supply Chain

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CHALLENGE

Albert Heijn needed to find a new supply chain solution to quicker adapt to changing consumer behavior. The legacy software was not up to meet the new requirements.

SOLUTION

Aptean has delivered IMI Warehouse Management, including route management, quality control and realtime mobile solutions for handheld and truck-mounted RF devices with scanners and voice interaction.

RESULT

  • Number of shipped units quadrupled
  • Productivity up 3%
  • Available selling space increased 10%
  • Leadtime from order to delivery reduced to under 18 hours