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Shock for hundreds of Aldi employees: chain wants to close four regions

2021-01-22T05:23:15.223Z

Aldi Süd plans to close four regional companies in the next few years. What will become of the hundreds of employees is still unclear.



Aldi Süd plans to close four regional companies in the next few years.

What will become of the hundreds of employees is still unclear.

Munich - The discount retail chain

Aldi Süd

plans to close four

regional companies

by the end of 2022

.

This is reported by the

Lebensmittel Zeitung

.

The locations in

Wittlich

(Rhineland-Palatinate),

Altenstadt

(Bavaria),

Montabaur

(Rhineland-Palatinate) and

Ketsch

(Baden Württemberg)

are affected

.

Aldi has already confirmed the closure of the central warehouse in Altenstadt to

the

Augsburger Allgemeine

.

In Wittlich, operations are scheduled to cease on June 30th.

In 2022, Montabaur will follow on February 28th and Ketsch on April 30th.

The drastic step is the result of a comprehensive

location analysis

and logistical considerations.

The regional companies in the regions will now have to look after the branches affected by the closure.

Aldi Süd: Examination of "alternative occupations" for employees

It is still unclear how things will continue for the employees in the warehouses and administration.

About

660 employees

are believed to be affected.

Compared to the

LZ

, the dealer states: "Aldi Süd is aware of its responsibility as an employer and is keen to examine alternative employment options for all employees concerned." The employees in the individual branches do not have to worry.

Aldi Süd now operates 24 central warehouses - at

Aldi Nord

there are still 28, but the brother company has also made cuts in the past.

Lidl

only has 39 branches throughout Germany.

Aldi may now be based on its biggest competitor, after all, there has now been an online shop offensive.

Recently, there was excitement at some supermarket chains about contactless payment and entering the PIN when paying by card.

(ta) * Merkur.de is part of the nationwide Ippen-Digital editors network.

Source: merkur

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