This is the new Amazon logistics center in Valladolid, already in operation


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The giant Amazon has its last last mile center in Valladolid that has opened in Spain. These centers have been in operation for two weeks, located in the Jalón instrudial polygon. The facilities are located on an area of 42,600 square meters and they have a large building of 5,800 square meters and a car park of 28,200 square meters; that is, more than half the size of the plot. They have the capacity to handle 46,000 packages a day and have space for 429 delivery vans. In addition, it is expected that it will generate 60 direct jobs and an additional 250 among local delivery companies who collaborate with the entity in the city.

The mayor of Valladolid, Oscar Puente, visited the new logistics station this Monday and stressed that these facilities will contribute to the “Revitalization of the city’s economy”. “This logistics center will contribute to revitalize the Jalón industrial estate, and it is to be hoped that other companies will settle in it soon”, he pointed out before assuring that the government team considers that “Amazon’s pull effect is going to be important. ‘

Accompanied by the Head of Institutional Relations for Amazon operations in Spain, Eva Perez, Puente has indicated that this logistics station «will serve as nerve center for distribution of merchandise throughout the Community ”and that with it the company“ will be able to provide a better and faster service to its increasingly large clientele ”.

The mayor has reviewed the fact that «a company of world importance that Amazon has chosen Valladolid to install its logistics center, with what this means creating wealth and employment.

For her part, the company representative thanked the municipal team for their support has given the project “from the beginning.” “Now we celebrate ten years of Amazon.com, a period in which we have been expanding our logistics network, our investment and our employees. Right now we have a workforce of 15,000 people in Spain, we generate indirect employment and support the growth of SMEs that want to get into electronic commerce », He pointed out before explaining that at the moment 12,000 SMEs already sell their products on Amazon.com.

Eva Pérez has commented that the Valladolid center “is equipped with the latest technology in relation to the last mile”, and has detailed that from the company they are “making an effort” to turn all their operations green. “We want to achieve the commitments of Paris ten years before, with highly efficient buildings like this one, with solar panels, and also in the transport part, helping our partner companies to acquire electric vehicles.”

In the official visit The councilor for Urban Planning and Housing, Manuel Saravia, and the president of the Vallisoletana Confederation of Entrepreneurs, Angela de Miguel, also participated, reports Ical.

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