Updated: Aug 13, 2021
Discount Retail Chain T-Market Bulgaria's (owned by Lithuanian Maxima Group) new modern logistics warehouse is located in Sofia. It covers an area of over 5,000 square meters. It has a full range of logistics processes, both a warehouse with "picking" and "cross-dock" platform. The warehouse has 20 loading and unloading ramps, which will allow the simultaneous processing of a large number of trucks. The refrigerated storage facility has an area for deep-frozen and refrigerated goods, as well as up to 3 temperature zones for fruit and vegetables. The warehouse has a full range of internal storage equipment.
"We continue to increase the number of our stores and the pace of development. During the extreme 2020. T MARKET Bulgaria showed significant growth with an increase in operating profit of 4.6 million euros (US$5.5million). The new modern warehouse will help to optimize processes and costs, as well as give us more flexibility," said Peter Pavlov, CEO of Maxima Bulgaria EOOD. Energy saving systems and future planned "green" technological solutions will be the natural continuation of T MARKET's policy for sustainable development and environmental protection. With the development of the warehouse, 100 new jobs will be created. The warehouse is under constant security and video surveillance.
"I am convinced that this investment will bring us many dividends and better opportunities to achieve our high goals. Thank you to all partners and colleagues who were part of the implementation of this project a modern and compliant with European requirements warehouse space, "said Iliya Belev, Chief Operating Officer and member of the Board of Directors of Maxima Bulgaria EOOD.
The project is the work of "Anima Group Investment" and was implemented with the assistance of "MSK" AD, "Balkan Steel Engineering" Ltd., "Frigopan" Ltd. and "Group-IPS Bulgaria". "Anima Group Investment" is part of a group of companies "Vaklinov" EOOD, "Anima Group" EOOD and "Frigo Stock" OOD, which positions them as one of the leaders in the import and distribution of food products, as well as leaders in offering logistics and warehousing solutions not only in Sofia but throughout the country. The manager and the driving force of all large-scale projects of the group Atanas Nikolov, shared "As Manager of Anima Group Investment, I can not hide my joy and satisfaction with the successfully completed project to build the new logistics base Frigo Stock, corresponding to all European and global work standards. As a result of joint work, efforts, desire and dedication, we have built with our partners a building equipped with the latest and most modern facilities, which, among other things, will contribute to the positive transformation of the infrastructure in the area. "
T MARKET is part of the Lithuanian MAXIMA GRUPE, which is a leader in the trade of fast moving consumer goods in the Baltics. It has been present on the Bulgarian market since 2005, and in 16 years it has managed to become one of the leading food chains in Bulgaria. Every year the company's network of stores grows intensively. Currently, the company employs over 2,300 employees, making T MARKET one of the largest employers in Bulgaria. In 2020 launched its online store for Sofia, Plovdiv, Asenovgrad, Stara Zagora and Pernik, as the range of deliveries of www.tmarketonline.bg is constantly expanding for maximum convenience of its customers.