Amazon builds first logistics center in Poland
February 25, 2014
The cornerstone for the logistics center of Amazon, one of the world's biggest online shopping companies, was laid on Tuesday in Sady near Poznan, (central-western Poland.
The project is worth nearly EUR 65 million and will occupy over 100,000 square meters, 91,000 sq m of which will be warehouse space.
"The logistics centre will serve customers all over the world. We will have two wings filled with millions of products", said Raimund Paetzmann, Amazon's real estate director.
The center will offer 2,000 permanent jobs and nearly 1,000 seasonal ones.
This is a record-breaking project for Tarnowo Podgorne commune where the center is located, according to commune administrator Tadeusz Czajka.
Amazon plans to open three centers in Poland; the other two will be located near Wroclaw in the south-western part of the country.