Zalando’s Fulfillment Center Near Szczecin Successfully Ramps-Up

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Zalando employees at fulfillment center near Szczecin; one of the biggest logistics centers in Poland.
  • Zalando officially ramps-up its first fulfillment center near Szczecin. The center is one of the biggest in Poland

  • The center will serve Zalando deliveries to customers from all 17 European markets, including Poland, Germany and Nordic countries

  • The site in Szczecin is one of three Zalando fulfillment centers in Poland

 

WARSAW, DECEMBER 6, 2018 // Zalando – Europe’s leading online fashion and lifestyle platform, officially opened its fulfillment center in Szczecin, Poland. The full ramp-up marks an important step in serving the growing customer base that currently measures over 25 million across the 17 markets Zalando operates in.

Measuring 130,000 sqm, the fulfillment center in Szczecin is one of the biggest sites in Poland, housing cutting-edge intralogistics solutions. For example, two five-story high “pick towers” that store several million items at once. High standards in automation are reached with, for example, four sorters named “Optimus Sorters,” that sort items to the respective order. The center is managed by the external provider “FIEGE,” which already employs around 1,000 people for the operational work of the center. The site will be handling orders mainly from Poland, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the Netherlands and Nordic countries.

The construction work of the fulfillment center started in August 2016, with the first parcel sent from the site end of last year. The fulfillment center supported Zalando’s logistic network during the record-breaking Black Friday 2018.

Zalando’s logistics network continues to grow in step with the overall company growth. The newly opened site in Szczecin joins the Zalando logistics network, which will soon number eleven fulfillment centers in five countries. Two further fulfillment centers near Łódź and Olsztynek for Zalando Lounge are planned to start operations in 2019.

 

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ABOUT ZALANDO
Zalando is Europe’s leading online fashion and lifestyle platform for women, men and children. We offer our customers a one-stop, convenient shopping experience with an extensive selection of lifestyle articles including shoes, apparel, accessories and beauty products, with free delivery and returns. Our assortment of almost 2,000 international brands ranges from popular global brands, fast fashion and local brands, and is complemented by our private label products. Our localized offering addresses the distinct preferences of our customers in each of the 17 European markets we serve: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Poland, and the United Kingdom. Our logistics network with five centrally located fulfillment centers allows us to efficiently serve our customers throughout Europe, supported by warehouses in Northern Italy, France and Sweden with a focus on local customer needs. We believe that our integration of fashion, operations and online technology gives us the capability to deliver a compelling value proposition to both our customers and fashion brand partners. 

Barbara Debowska
Position:
Corporate Communications / Spokesperson DACH, Poland, Czech Republic
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