Australian coffee expands overseas presence

Gloria Jean’s Coffees has developed a new global supply chain to ensure more efficient delivery to its growing network of 765 stores in 26 international markets.

The company has been working with supply chain management consultants Logiworx to develop the new global supply chain which will be managed by logistics provider, Kuehne and Nagel.

Expanding the company’s Castle Hill, Sydney, base, Gloria Jean’s Coffees’ new supply chain will incorporate a new warehouse in Alexandria, Sydney, with plans to open three more major regional distribution centres across the globe.

Kuehne and Nagel will manage warehouse distribution centres in Sydney, Rotterdam, Jebel Ali (UAE) and Singapore to distribute supplies to stores worldwide.

According to company, the new supply chain will dramatically increase efficiencies for the company, enabling it to implement its global expansion plans.

In the last year, Gloria Jean’s Coffees has grown their in store numbers by over 22% in Australia and by over 82%internationally.

The global supply chain strategy will roll out progressively over the next year.

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