Delhaize is a leading retail brand belonging to the Ahold Delhaize group. Founded in Belgium in 1878 by Jules Delhaize, the chain is currently active in 11 countries around the world and has a sales network of 3,534 stores to date with approximately 116,000 employees. The company serves millions of customers every day.
One of the key elements for the success of a retail store is the availability of nearby parking for its potential clients. With increasing demographic pressure on parking in cities, Delhaize was facing recurring trespassing issues during opening hours.
On the other hand, their parking lots were not used at night although they could provide a very good alternative to on-street parking for people in the neighborhood.
Delhaize chose to trust BePark to help them make sense out of that and achieve the following goals:
The implementation of a parking access control system allows Delhaize to:
Delhaize's main objectives, which were the reduction of trespassing, the local integration of the brand and the creation of additional income, have now been achieved.
The collaboration between Delhaize and BePark has enabled the brand to secure its parking lots while increasing their occupancy rate. To this day, BePark continues to support Delhaize in the management of its parking lots.
The figures to remember from this collaboration: