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Official opening of new Chronopost Jonage’s facility

Fives’ automated handling solution as core system to reinforce Chronopost operational network

On October 4, Chronopost inaugurated a new logistics facility located in Jonage.

Chronopost France is part of DPD group, the international parcel delivery network, No. 2 in Europe. As the leading French specialist for express delivery of parcels to businesses (B2B) and individual customers (B2C) for national and international destinations, Chronopost delivers more than 151 million parcels a year in more than 230 countries.

To adapt its network to the fast growing needs of its customers, Chronopost decided to reinforce its area of operations boosting the delivers in Lyon area and to entrust Fives to automate its new facility with cutting-edge technologies.

The turnkey system is equipped with the cross-belt sorter handling more than 11,000 items per hour. The solution perfectly meets customer performance requirements: flexibility in operations and handling of a wide range of items at the same time and with one single equipment.

This project confirms Chronopost’s trust in Fives’ reliability and expertise.

“Thanks to Fives, that again has supplied the state-of-the-art cross belt technology that fully satisfies our requirements in terms of performances and reliability, said Martin Piechowski, Chronopost CEO, during the inauguration. “With Fives’ solutions there is no need of separate handling of parcels and documentation, simplifying the overall operation process.”