Continuing the expansion of its global eCommerce business, CEVA Logistics has won a five-year contract with ABOUT YOU, one of Europe’s fastest-growing fashion platforms. CEVA will manage a new 40,000 sq m fulfilment operation in Wrocław-Magnice, Poland, using its automation and technology capabilities to deliver greater productivity and shorter lead times for ABOUT YOU’s eCommerce activities.
Under the terms of the long-term deal, the CEVA Logistics contract logistics team in Poland will be responsible for managing the new highly automated and technology-driven facility that will provide ABOUT YOU with the responsive logistics needed for its international expansion.
In addition, the facility will bring business and economic benefits to local communities. Approximately 1,000 employees are currently being recruited and trained to support the warehouse’s 24-hour operations. By strategically locating the new fulfilment distribution centre in Wrocław-Magnice in southwestern Poland, CEVA Logistics can easily serve ABOUT YOU’s customers across numerous countries. ABOUT YOU and CEVA are committed to operating the new facility in a sustainable manner, with numerous solutions being implemented at the greenfield site, including solar panels for clean energy.
Peder Winther, managing director for Europe, CEVA Logistics, said: “eCommerce continues to be a crucial catalyst in the fashion and apparel market segment. Our team’s industry expertise combined with our strong eCommerce and contract logistics capabilities will improve ABOUT YOU’s customer service through improved order fulfilment and shorter delivery lead times. The Wrocław-Magnice site will showcase leading innovation and technology deployments as our team of roughly 1,000 employees delivers greater efficiency and value to ABOUT YOU’s customers.”