- The 140,000 sqm fulfillment center in Bleiswijk, near Rotterdam, brings relevant assortment closer to Zalando’s customers to further strengthen convenience services in the Benelux markets
- Logistics service provider Ingram Micro, which operates the Rotterdam site, expects to create 1,500 jobs in the mid-term
- The fulfillment center, the largest in Zalando’s European logistics network, will contribute to reduced average delivery times and will enable a greater share of next day delivery, eventually enabling same-day delivery in Benelux markets
ROTTERDAM/BLEISWIJK, Netherlands, 17 December, 2021 —
Zalando, Europe’s leading online platform for fashion and lifestyle, today shipped its first parcel to a customer in Nieuwegein, near Utrecht, from its new fulfillment center in Bleiswijk, near Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The logistics center will be operated by leading supply chain and e-commerce logistics provider Ingram Micro, creating 1,500 jobs in the mid-term. The operations in Bleiswijk, a town part of the municipality of Lansingerland, will further improve Zalando’s convenience propositions and enable future growth for the Zalando platform.
Read Zalando’s full press release here.
Zalando is Europe’s leading online platform for fashion and lifestyle. Founded in Berlin in 2008, we bring head-to-toe fashion to more than 46 million active customers in 23 markets, offering clothing, footwear, accessories, and beauty. The assortment of international brands ranges from world famous names to local labels. Our platform is a one-stop fashion destination for inspiration, innovation, and interaction. As Europe’s most fashionable tech company, we work hard to find digital solutions for every aspect of the fashion journey: for our customers, partners and every valuable player in the Zalando story. Our vision is to be the Starting Point for Fashion and a sustainable platform with a net-positive impact for people and the planet.