Amazon’s 8 new facilities in Germany to create up to 3,000 new vacancies

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E-commerce giant Amazon has announced it is to build 8 new logistics facilities in Germany that will spark the creation of up to 3,000 jobs.

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07.09.2021
Amazon’s 8 new facilities in Germany to create up to 3,000 new vacancies
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Amazon says the 8 buildings are all set to be completed before this time next year.

Logistics centres will be located in Dummerstorf, Helmstedt, and Hof/Gatterdorf. Meanwhile, Friedrichsdorf, Neu-Ulm, Weiterstadt and Wenden will be home to distributions centres. In addition, a sorting centre is to come to Erding.

The sites in Dummerstorf, Erding, Helmstedt Hof/Gattendorf Weiterstadt are expected to be up and running next year, while the facilities located in Friedrichsdorf, Neu-Ulm and Wenden should be ready by the end of 2021.

The addition of the 8 new buildings is part of Amazon’s plans to expand its logistics network in Germany, a move it believes is necessary in order to meet customer demand and offer a greater variety of products.

The new buildings will create 3,000 new jobs, including vacancies in logistics and shipping, recruiting, engineering, human resources, health and safety, and IT.

As a result of theses extra position, Amazon states the number of its permanent employees in Germany shall surpass 28,000 across all divisions before the end of 2021.

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