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Amazon opening fourth logistics center in Catalonia

April 6, 2017 12:51 PM | ACN

The North American giant Amazon will open a new logistics center in Martorelles, 20 kilometers north of Barcelona, aimed at serving the European market. The 30,000 m2 plant will become operational in the fall and will be located in Martorelles’Can Roca business park. The new center will initially employ 200 people but is expected to create 650 jobs within the next three years. Martorelles’center will consolidate Amazon’soperations in Catalonia. It has already set up two plants near Barcelona while the main logistics center—which will be Amazon’s biggest in the south of Europe and will be located next to Barcelona’s ‘El Prat’airport—is expected to be operational by fall.

Amazon’s new logistics centre in Barcelona region to be open by autumn 2017

June 28, 2016 04:07 PM | ACN

The leading e-commerce company plans to generate 1,500 jobs within three years of the opening of its new logistics centre, expected by autumn 2017. Amazon’s new infrastructure, which will have a surface area equivalent to that of 8 football pitches, will be located in El Prat de Llobregat, the same village where Barcelona El Prat airport is located, a municipality 10 kilometres away from Barcelona. The decision to expand its operations in the region is “not casual”, stated Amazon Spain Fulfilment’s Director of Operations, Fred Pattje and emphasised different assets besides El Prat airport such as Barcelona’s Port and “the economic sectors around the Llobregat delta”.

Barcelona to host first Amazon express delivery centre in Europe

January 15, 2016 03:40 PM | ACN

The Catalan capital will host the first Amazon express delivery centre in Europe. Similar to New York’s recently opened Amazon ‘Prime Now’ delivery centre, Barcelona will have a centre to attend to customers’ demands quickerand deliver products on the same day. Amazon will establish this centre at 89 Rosselló Street, in Barcelona city. The building was previously the headquarters of the Editorial Gustavo Gili publishing house and its huge basement makes it an appropriate choice considering Amazon’s activities. This operation is to complement the creation of Amazon’s biggest logistics centre in the South of Europe, which will be built in El Prat de Llobregat, close to Barcelona El Prat Airport.