Macy’s has opened a new 675,000-square-foot distribution center in Columbus, Ohio that will utilize Google Cloud data warehousing and analytics solutions to streamline retail operational functions.
Macy’s will use Google Cloud to help ensure that its merchandise is accurately and efficiently received, handled and shipped from the distribution center to brick-and-mortar stores.
The new system will initially serve more than 200+ Macy’s Backstage off-price stores. Macy’s will then start leveraging the solution to additional distribution centers that service its Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s department stores as well as online direct-to-customer orders.
“Powered by software developed at Macy’s technology, this new distribution center is a fantastic step in our cloud journey,” said Naveen Krishna, Macy’s CTO. “Working with Google Cloud allows us to be more nimble, efficient and flexible in how we utilize our warehouses.”