Metro Supply Chain’s highly automated Bolton facility is now full upon signing customer agreements

TORONTO, May 6, 2022 – Metro Supply Chain has filled its 285,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art distribution centre in Bolton, Ontario upon completing customer agreements. The fit out of the highly automated facility is on track, with first customer shipments expected in December 2022. “We’d like to thank our customers for partnering with us at our Bolton facility,” … Continued

Fixing the EV infrastructure gap

By Thayani Dayahparan, Principal Solutions and Innovation Architect, Metro Supply Chain The clock is ticking for Canadian-based logistics companies to transition their fleets to electric vehicle (EV) trucks. The Canadian government is targeting that by 2040 all medium- and heavy-duty trucks sold in Canada will be zero-emission. However, given how much more environmentally conscious consumers … Continued

Metro Supply Chain deepens its European operations with the acquisition of UK-based Century Logistics Ltd.

TORONTO, March 1, 2022 – Metro Supply Chain Holdings (UK) Limited, a division of Canadian-based Metro Supply Chain, today announced the acquisition of Century Logistics, a longstanding third-party logistics provider based in Suffolk, UK. “We welcome Century Logistics to the Metro Supply Chain team. Century’s wide capabilities and customer-focused culture complement Metro Supply Chain’s strengths … Continued

Looking back on 2021 at Metro Supply Chain

Throughout 2021, COVID-19 continued to impact supply chains everywhere – and Metro Supply Chain was no exception. But, alongside the real challenges our team faced and conquered, we found opportunities to evolve and invest in our business to ensure our solutions continued to meet our customers’ needs today and tomorrow. Metro Supply Chain is a … Continued

Whitepaper: Driving fleet electrification forward

Foreword In 2021, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a working group report that addressed the “most up-to-date physical understanding of the climate system and climate change.1 Its message was clear: human activities are damaging the environment, with every tonne of carbon dioxide emission adding to global warming. Reports also show that supply chain … Continued

Metro Supply Chain is building a better fulfillment experience for ecommerce customers

Managing seasonal peaks and unpredictable consumer demand will look very different for Metro Supply Chain’s ecommerce fulfillment customers by the end of 2022. As part of an announced $100-plus million automation investment, we have started work on our 285,000-square-foot state-of-the-art distribution centre in Bolton, Ontario, dedicated to apparel and footwear brands requiring a fast, reliable … Continued

Metro Supply Chain grows its electric fleet and charging infrastructure to support customers needing zero emission mid and last mile delivery

Watch Video Regarder la vidéo TORONTO, December 6, 2021 – Metro Supply Chain is driving forward zero-emission mid and last mile delivery for its Canadian customers with new electric vehicles (EV) and the supporting EV charging infrastructure. As early adopters of EV technology, the end-to-end supply chain solutions company has been operating converted EVs and gas-powered … Continued

Metro Supply Chain plans to further invest in excess of $100 million in its fulfillment network to provide customers with highly automated ecommerce solutions

TORONTO, November 12, 2021 – Metro Supply Chain plans to further invest more than $100 million to highly automate several of its fulfillment facilities to provide some of the world’s fastest growing and most reputable brands with ecommerce solutions that deliver a rapid, reliable and seamless experience for their customers. In addition, the company continues … Continued

Metro Supply Chain Group Grows Its Fulfillment Network With a Third U.S. Location

The new Kansas City fulfillment centre offers ecommerce brands two-day shipping Toronto, April 19, 2021 – Metro Supply Chain Group, a North American leader in end-to-end supply chain solutions, expands its fulfillment network with a third U.S. location to reach over 98% of consumers with two-day shipping. Operated by National Fulfillment Services, a Pennsylvania, U.S-based … Continued