JD.com sees opportunities in Europe
Chinese e-commerce giant JD will open a new distribution center in the Netherlands, Ecommerce News has found. The B2C online retailer will open a site that’s 18,000 square meters big.
Two-thirds of this space will be used for warehouse storage, while over 30% will be used for mezzanine floors. The remaining 350 square meters are dedicated to office space.
The news has been announced by logistics real estate investor and developer DHG. The company recently signed a contract with JD.com for the lease of the distribution center in Venray, in the south of the Netherlands.
According to information, in the new warehouse, JD.com will use automated guided vehicles (AGVs) to handle goods and support staff.
We’ve reported that Domino’s introduced a pizza delivery robot.