The consumer goods distributor Volg Konsumwaren AG supply their products to some 550 Volg countryside markets, 290 privately owned retailers and to more than 70 petrol station shops in Switzerland. Depending on shop size, the countryside shops offer 2,500 - 5,000 products – mainly fresh produce such as fruit, vegetables, bread, milk and other dairy products as well as meat from certified producers. The range also includes provisions as well as a wide range of household and body care products. A distribution centre in Winterthur supplies all sales points with a full range of food and nonfood products, whereas the fresh produce centre in Landquart is the hub for fresh supplies.
Volg organises shipment to their customers 7 days a week. 750 roll containers are shipped on 22 trucks every week. In order to enlarge their capacities, the distributor decided to invest into a new distribution centre in Oberbipp which is to stock fresh produce.
Getränke Essmann, a provider of logistics services for the beverage industry, supplies customers from gastronomy, food trade, beverage retailers and wholesalers with a comprehensive range of beverages. Customers can choose from more than 2,000 beverage types and varieties with or without alcohol in single use bottles, deposit bottles and drums.