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Mercareon optimises retail flows

Plan better, work more productively and know more with Mercareon

Mercareon optimises the inbound goods process in the retail sector. The platform’s sophisticated digital services ensure the exchange of logistics information between retailers and inbound carriers in order to balance peaks and troughs, and reduce waiting times.
The European leader in Time Slot Management for Retail, Mercareon was specially developed for delivery to grocery retail logistics centres, wholesalers and E-commerce companies . Additional cloud-based solutions for processes prior to or after goods receipt are also available, including effective Yard Management and Reporting for evaluation of key KPIs.

Mercareon solutions ensure better information flow and more transparency between you, your suppliers and your carriers. Increased predictability makes planning easier, reduces wait and processing times, boosts productivity at loading docks and smooths out peak times to save retailers and carriers significant time and money.

Mercareon facts & figures

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> 40 retail customers

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> 450 connected central warehouses in 17 countries

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> 120.000 carriers

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> 5.000 suppliers

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Mercareon for Retail

Here’s what our retail customers have to say

This partnership will allow us to improve the efficiency and productivity of our distribution network. Providing clear, accurate and reliable information will ensure that our products reach our stores and customers in the most efficient way.”

Head of Primary Distribution UK at Tesco PLC.

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We know exactly what’s happening on our loading docks... We now have excellent wait times of markedly below 20 minutes at two storage sites.”

Director of IT/Logistics, Edeka Rhine-Ruhr

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Our goal is to collect and store goods as quickly as possible in order to further optimize the utilization of incoming goods resources. At Mercareon, we have found convincing functions that avoid capacity gaps and make the progress of the truck unloading process traceable in real time.”

Warehouse manager

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