The Bimbo baking company announced today that it will invest 2.3 billion pesos (about 129 million dollars) in the construction of the “largest and most modern” distribution center in the country. Industry in America.
The baking company Bimbo announced today that it will invest 2.3 billion pesos (about 129 million dollars) in the construction of the distribution center “more Large and modern “industry in America.
In laying the foundation stone of the center, which will be located in the Azcapotzalco demarcation of Mexico City, the firm emphasized Which aims to “increase the logistics capacity of the company and improve productivity and distribution efficiency.”
With an investment of $ 129 million, Infrastructure will have the “latest technology in automation and inventory control, to supply sales centers and routes that serve more than 200,000 customers”.
“This is where Bimbo was born more than 70 years ago and grew into a leading company in the world,” said the president and CEO of The company, Daniel Servitje, at a ceremony in which the head of the government of the capital, Miguel Angel Mancera.
The new Metropolitan Distribution Center will cover a surface of 89,000 square meters and its construction will last 18 months, during which it will generate more than 500 sources of employment.
Once in operation, it will generate 350 direct jobs and 1,700 Indirectly.
Bimbo is the largest baking company in the world, with 176 production plants, about 1,800 sales centers in 24 countries and employs about 133,000 people.
The company, which sold $ 13.5 billion in 2016, has more than 13,000 products under more than 100 brands in categories such as box bread, rolls and toast.