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Fives designs and supplies internal automated logistics flow solutions aimed at the agri-food, distribution, e-commerce, postal and courier and manufacturing industries. Its offer extends high-speed automated handling and sorting systems, and high-speed singulators, order fulfillment and mixed palletization solutions. Fives also offers a software solution to run logistics processes, as well as systems maintenance.
Fives designs and supplies internal automated logistical flow solutions for various markets such as food industry, distribution, e-business, postal and courier and manufacturing industry.



In China, strong growth in e-commerce benefits Fives

The sustained economic development in China has greatly benefited certain sectors, including e-commerce: in 2017, online sales revenue reached €800 billion (source: BusinessFrance). 514 million Chinese people make purchases online, and e-commerce already accounts for 14% of total retail sales.

Fives is well positioned to take advantage of this momentum. On January 9, 2018, during the 1st official visit of the French President to China, Frédéric Sanchez, Chairman of Fives, signed an agreement with the Chinese e-commerce leader

Through this alliance, will introduce cutting-edge sorting technologies developed by Fives into its warehouses in order to improve the performance of its existing logistics infrastructure.

In this context, has awarded a new contract to Fives to supply the sorting system for its logistics center in Dongguan, south China. The facility offers the latest generation automated equipment, including three sorting solutions, and includes over 5,500 meters of conveyor lines. This order follows the successful completion of projects in Beijing and Kunshan.

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