In line with the Group’s strategic plans to supply all customers across Europe in a fast, efficient, and sustainable way, we are proud to announce that our second European Distribution Center (EDC), in the Poznan region in Poland, is now open and operational.
Significant increase in warehouse space
The new warehouse covers over 22,000 sqm of space, which translates into over 8,000 pallet spaces and 13,000 rack spaces, as well as 17 loading docks.
- 15,000 sqm of warehouse space
- 2,000 sqm of covered external space
- 5,000 sqm of open space
The semi-automatic warehouse, with an automatic conveyor system and high-storage racks, is designed to significantly speed up logistics processes. Another 946 sqm comprises of modern office space for the sales and warehouse staff. The entire facility features modern solutions.
The relocation from of the Poznan warehouse started on April 15th and since this week orders have been sent from the new EDC to customers.
The heating of the warehouse and office building is based on a VRV system, using heat pumps that take warm air from outside and from geothermal sources. Energy-efficient LED lamps are used to light the interiors. Plans are already underway for the installation of a photovoltaic system that will supply the building with electricity. The parking lot has 16 spaces adapted for charging electric vehicles. The building has a prestigious BREEAM certification.
The new EDC enables our group companies to supply our large range of products from stock to customers in a fast, sustainable and efficient way. The new distribution center is primarily a significant expansion of our storage space in Poland, but it also brings many new jobs to the region.