SPAR Australia has introduced its new cutting-edge distribution centre inside of ESR Australia’s Acacia Ridge Trade Park in Brisbane.

The 13,400sqm DC will provider roughly 240 impartial retail supermarkets around the country. Additional, the ability is ready to make use of over 80 other folks and can give a contribution to the employment of an extra 2500 staff who will paintings around the community of SPAR retail outlets.

SPAR Australia’s Managing Director Lou Jardin says that finding the distribution facility in Acacia Ridge used to be a strategic choice.

“Consolidating operations to the Acacia Ridge web site permits SPAR to higher provider its community of licencees, nearly all of that are family-run small companies, who toughen their area people through providing the most productive provider,” he says.

“The brand new facility falls inside of SPAR’s aspirations for enlargement, which in flip see a big portion of corporate benefit directed to serving to scale back the cost-of-living pressures by means of its Payless On a regular basis Pricing initiative.

“SPAR determined to stay operations in Queensland to proceed supporting the native economic system and give a contribution to the expansion alternatives around the business trade. It’s been a super revel in running with ESR Australia, who proportion this imaginative and prescient for the area.”

SPAR has entered a 10-year hire settlement with ESR Australia.