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Walgreens to open $30M MFC in Kansas City region

11/30/2021 3:53 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Walgreens plans to open a $30 million micro-fulfillment center (MFC) in the Kansas City, Missouri, region next year as the company steps up its investments in MFCs, according to a Nov. 30 press release.

The MFC announcement is part of Walgreens’ larger move to invest in the future of pharmacy fulfillment, and comes as rival companies like Amazon Pharmacy are pressuring its online business.

By the end of fiscal year 2022, Walgreens plans to have 11 MFCs serving around 3,900 pharmacies. By 2024, the company aims to have 22 facilities serving 8,500 pharmacies, President John Standley said during an earnings call in October.

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