Our people are our best asset. Around 5,000 of Metcash’s ~6,700 employees work in our wholesale distribution operations and are dedicated to ensuring the best possible level of service to our extensive network of Independent Retail customers.
Widest distribution network in Australia
Metcash has the widest retail distribution network in Australia. We service Independent Retailers in all corners of Australia, including Cape York and Cooktown in the North East, Dampier and Broome in the North West, Albany and Denmark in the South West and Tarwin Lower and Foster in the South East.
Our national distribution network delivers products to more than 10,000 retail premises and a further ~95,000 wholesale customers across the food, grocery, liquor and hardware markets. Our Independent Retail and wholesale customers are supported by distribution centres in each of the major cities, as well as a number of smaller distribution centres in regional areas.
Major Distribution Centre
Smaller Distribution Centre
World-class wholesale distribution
Across our people, processes, tools and systems, Metcash is investing to ensure that we continue to be a world-class wholesaler. The key to our operational excellence is our investment in automation, with the introduction of new state-of-the-art material handling systems in a number of our major distribution centres.
These systems support Independent Retailers by improving efficiency while improving safety and optimising Metcash’s cost to serve equation.
Learn more about our distribution centres