- Zalando selects Ingram Micro Commerce & Lifecycle Services to own operations of Zalando’s fulfillment center in Bleiswijk, near Rotterdam
- Ingram Micro expects to create about 1,500 jobs in the mid-term
- 140,000 square meter facility provides highest level of automation within Zalando's fulfillment network
- First parcels from Bleiswijk planned to be sent in the fourth quarter of 2021
BLEISWIJK, JUNE 8, 2021 // Zalando, Europe’s leading online platform for fashion and lifestyle, announces Ingram Micro Commerce & Lifecycle Services, a leading provider of supply chain solutions and e-commerce logistics, will operate the Zalando fulfillment center in Bleiswijk near Rotterdam. Through its operation of the site, Ingram Micro expects to create around 1,500 jobs in the mid-term. The fulfillment center has a footprint of 140,000 square meters, making it the largest site in Zalando’s European logistics network. The first parcels are expected to be fulfilled from Bleiswijk in the fourth quarter of 2021.
Zalando started the construction of its first Dutch fulfillment center in 2019. The new distribution facility will have the highest level of automation within the Zalando logistics network, such as goods-to-person shuttle technology. The fulfillment center will further enhance Zalando’s convenience offering and unlock future growth for the company in Western Europe, providing fast shipping to Zalando customers in the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, France and the UK. Once the fulfillment center operates at full capacity, Zalando expects a reduction in delivery times of more than one day in the Benelux markets.