Amazon To Open 15,000 m2 Logistics Station In Alcobendas

22 September 2017 – Mis Naves

Amazon is continuing to strengthen its distribution network in Spain. With this new facility (to the north of Madrid), the e-commerce giant is hoping that the logistics companies that it works with will be able to shorten order delivery times.

Currently, Amazon’s logistics network in Spain includes a logistics centre in San Fernando de Henares (Madrid) and another centre in Castellbisbal (Barcelona) dedicated to Amazon Pantry (the food and drugstore segment).

This autumn will see the opening of new logistics centres in El Prat (Barcelona), Martorelles (Barcelona) and Getafe.

Moreover, the company owns two urban warehouses in Madrid and Barcelona to provide ultra-fast deliveries to its Prime clients in those cities through the Prime Now service.

Original story: Mis Naves

Translation: Carmel Drake

Amazon Opens New Logistics Centre In Madrid

26 July 2017 – Expansión

Amazon has announced the inauguration of a new logistics depot in Getafe (Madrid), which will see the creation of around 80 direct jobs next year. This centre will allow Amazon “to operate in Spain with greater capacity and flexibility and whereby offer faster deliveries to its clients and a better service to businesses who sell their products on Amazon and use its logistics network”, according to the

Moreover, Amazon has introduced new software for the distribution companies that work with it so that they can optimise their delivery times through route recommendations and, for example, by factoring in speed limits and daily traffic patterns.

The company led by Jeff Bezos may be planning to open a logistics macro-centre in Toledo and two more facilities in Madrid, which would create a network of 25 warehouses spread all over the country. For the time being, Amazon’s logistics network in Spain includes the San Fernando de Henares centre (Madrid) and a centre in Castellbisbal (Barcelona) dedicated to Amazon Pantry, as well as two urban centres in Madrid and Barcelona to serve its Prime Now users.

Original story: Expansión (by M. Juste)

Translation: Carmel Drake