GXO Logistics, Inc., a world-wide contract logistics provider, disclosed a contract over several years with Zooplus. The design, implementation and management of a new automated fulfillment center in Bor, Czech Republic, are terms of the contract. GXO supports Zooplus responding the increasing demands.
“Since 2018, we’ve partnered with Zooplus to delight customers through technologically advanced warehouse operations that put people and the environment first,” said Jean Luc Bessade, managing director for Central and Eastern Europe, GXO. “Together with Zooplus, we’re looking forward to delivering the highest quality service for their customers across Europe.”
GXO wants to start its work in the third quarter of 2022 with a new 60,000-square-meter (645,834-square-foot) transmission center and including 700 new employees. GXO plans on using automated packing and sorting process as well as recyclable materials.
“The robust increase in online retailing in the pet supply sector calls for increased operational capacities in the growing Central and Eastern Europe markets,” said Christian Neumayer, head of fulfillment and quality, Zooplus. “We’re excited to expand our partnership with GXO, which further supports our customer-centric value proposition and strengthens the reliability, resilience, and efficiency of our logistics platform. We’ll now be able to significantly increase our daily output capacity and respond faster and even more, individually to regional differences in customer needs to further drive our growth in an automated and ecological setup.