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The leading supply chain solution provider Ingram Micro Commerce & Lifecycle Services will operate the Zalando fulfillment center in Bleiswijk near Rotterdam. Ingram Micro expects to create more than 1,500 jobs for fulfillment center operation in Rotterdam.

  • The new distribution facility will have the highest level of automation within the Zalando logistics network, such as goods-to-person shuttle technology.
    • The fulfillment center has a footprint of 140,000 square meters, making it the largest site in Zalando’s European logistics network.
  • The first parcels are expected to be fulfilled from Bleiswijk in the fourth quarter of 2021.

The major deals and expansions by Zalando are mentioned below:

Aug 2020: The fashion and lifestyle platform Zalando, announced its new initiatives to enhance the luxury customer experience. The company wants to deepen its customer relationships by adding new high-end brands, such as Roksanda and Marchesa.

May 2020: Zalando, announced that it will sell masks & profits will donated to humedica. Zalando’s textile masks will be available to buy on the Zalando Fashion Store in all 17 markets. The masks help to reduce respiratory droplet transmission, for example when coughing, and visibly strengthen awareness around social distancing.

April 2020, Ashoka, a longtime partner of Zalando, connects social entrepreneurs around the world to scale innovative social ideas and projects. Ashoka identifies and supports the world’s leading social entrepreneurs, learns from their experiences and innovations, and mobilizes a global community of change makers to embrace the new concepts.

February 2020, Zalando, had opened its third fulfillment center in Poland. The ramp up marks an important milestone in Zalando’s logistics network expansion with two Polish fulfillment centers serving Zalando’s growing customer base and one logistics site taking care of Zalando Lounge deliveries.

About Zalando

Zalando, based in Berlin, Germany is a leading online platform for fashion and lifestyle. It is pioneer in e-commerce to become the most innovative fashion platform in Europe. The company offers clothing, footwear, accessories and beauty products through its online platform. The company has customers in around 17 countries. In its fashion store, one can find a wide assortment from more than 2,500 brands.

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