Earlier this year, Amazon announced plans of opening a logistics center in the country
According to Ecommerce News, Amazon is launching in Belgium, with Amazon Belgium. The marketplace is said to launch in September.
Along with that, Belgian retailers will also be able to use the e-commerce giant’s fulfillment service, Fulfilment by Amazon. In addition, Amazon Prime membership will be available at launch. Consumers who currently have Prime through Amazon’s other European sites can continue their membership with Amazon Belgium.
While the new dedicated marketplace is a surprise, Amazon had already announced plans to become present within Belgium. In February, it announced that its first Belgian logistics center would open by the end of this year.
The logistics center is located in Antwerp. It was planned to be used as a sorting center for parcels from France and Germany, where Amazon is also active, before shipping them to Belgian consumers.
Even before building the logistics center, the company had already started working on expanding its network of parcel couriers within the country. According to Amazon, it needed to work with multiple couriers to fulfil customer demands.
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