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Schneider Electric to open distribution centre in KSA


Schneider Electric has opened its first state of the art distribution centre in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It was inaugurated by Jean-Pascal Tricoire, the company’s Global Chairman, and Hazza Aldajani, Head of Energy Sector, Saudi Local Content and Government Procurement Authority. The flagship 7,000 square meters distribution centre is equipped with smart technologies and software that will enable faster and efficient transfer of goods across Schneider Electric’s distribution network in KSA. Machine Learning solutions such as automatic weight control and image processing will ensure error-proof delivery, while a digital control tower connected to the firm’s global hubs will provide real-time logistics insight. Committed to adopting sustainable practices, the distribution centre has a zero-tolerance policy toward single-use plastics, recycles used carton boxes, has battery-powered material handling equipment and energy-efficient LED lighting. The virtual reality-enabled training hub will improve workplace health, safety and boost productivity

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