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Our distribution centres

SPAR South Africa has six SPAR distribution centres and one Build it distribution centre.

These are supported by a number of satellite warehousing hubs, which assist in reducing transport costs on certain routes. View the location of the distribution centres here.

South Rand distribution centre

Surface area

61 000 m2

2016: 61 000 m2

Cases per annum

62.6 million

2016: 60.5 million

NORTH Rand distribution centre

Surface area

53 317 m2

2016: 29 581 m2

Cases per annum

35.2 million

2016: 37.8 million

KwaZulu-Natal distribution centre

Surface area

69 112 m2

2016: 62 712 m2

Cases per annum

49.5 million

2016: 52.3 million

Western Cape distribution centre

Surface area

40 405 m2

2016: 40 405 m2

Cases per annum

35.1 million

2016: 34.0 million

EASTERN Cape distribution centre

Surface area

31 685 m2

2016: 22 685 m2

Cases per annum

27.6 million

2016: 29.1 million

LOWVELD distribution centre

Surface area

21 416 m2

2016: 21 416 m2

Cases per annum

11.6 million

2016: 12.5 million

Build it distribution centre/imports warehouse

Surface area

10 000 m2

2016: 10 000 m2

Cases per annum

2 million

2016: 1.7 million

The national distribution centre services BWG Group’s retail and wholesale operations in Ireland, while the Appleby Westward facility services a chain of SPAR stores in South West England.

BWG Group

Surface area

24 000 m2

2016: 24 000 m2

Cases per annum

21.6 million

2016: 19.4 million

Appleby Westward logistics

Saltash ambient distribution centre

Surface area

7 209 m2

2016: 7 800 m2

Cases per annum

5.7 million

2016: 6.0 million

Collumpton fresh produce distribution centre

Surface area

1 904 m2

2016: 2 760 m2

Cases per annum

5.1 million

2016: 4.5 million

The modern logistics centre in St Gallen handles the distribution to the SPAR Switzerland operations in German-speaking Switzerland.

St Gallen

Surface area

33 000 m2

2016: 33 000 m2

Cases per annum

29.0 million

2016: 32.0 million

Ambient product stock-keeping units (SKUs)

6 500

2016: 6 900

Chilled product SKUs

1 500

2016: 1 500

Fruit and vegetable lines

350

2016: 350