Covering more than 37,500 square meters, DHL Supply Chain Iberia will create around 600 new jobs at this logistics center. The facility, which was developed by GLP, has obtained a “Very Good” rating under BREEAM sustainability certification due, among other things, to the installation of solar panels and LED lighting with motion detectors.
The start of DHL’s operations means that the service Zalando offers its customers in Spain will improve and, once the logistics center is running at full capacity, delivery times will be reduced by 1 to 1.5 days. In fact, from now on, products dispatched from this site will be flagged as such on the Zalando website so that consumers are aware that they can benefit from reduced delivery times.
Hendrik Venter, CEO of DHL Supply Chain EMEA notes that “the accelerating transition from offline to online is driving growth in e-commerce, particularly in the fashion and retail sector. DHL Supply Chain has played a crucial role in getting desired fashion products and articles to countless end customers. We are very proud to have developed such a deep business relationship with Zalando, bringing them closer to their customer base in Spain.”
As Riccardo Vola, Zalando’s General Manager Southern Europe, explains “offering a significant range of products paired with better service to our Spanish consumers is key to our success. We are delighted to have DHL Supply Chain Iberia on board to handle logistics operations and offer an enhanced customer experience.”