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
plans to close four
by the end of 2022
This is reported by the
The locations in
Aldi has already confirmed the closure of the central warehouse in Altenstadt to
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
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.
are believed to be affected.
Compared to the
, 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
there are still 28, but the brother company has also made cuts in the past.
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.
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