13 October 2017 – Mis Naves
Fedex is an express parcel delivery service that is most certainly backing the Spanish market. The company has just announced the opening of a large warehouse inside the ZAL Port de Barcelona.
The new facilities span a surface area of almost 17,000 m2 and used to house the Seat vehicle factory. Specifically, the site has a surface area of 16,905 m2, of which 14,505 m2 is used as a warehouse and 2,400 m2 is office space.
These facilities are equipped with state-of-the-art technology, including integrated weight and volume recording systems that provide 360º images of all of the faces of the shipped goods, whereby increasing their traceability; they also have a state-of-the-art automated cross belt sorting system (sorter) with the capacity to process up to 10,000 packages per hour, which makes this Fedex’s most technologically advanced centre in Spain.
Fedex’s turnover in Spain now exceeds €90 million, with a workforce of almost 200 workers.
Original story: Mis Naves
Translation: Carmel Drake