Amazon Logistics opening Lutterworth depot

Amazon Logistics has announced it is opening a 409,000 square foot delivery hub at Magna Park, just off the A5 in Lutterworth, Leicestershire. This will create 50 jobs.

As well as the warehouse jobs directly created, Amazon Logistics will take on a large number of drivers to work out of the depot.

A spokesman said: “Delivery stations power the last mile of our order process and help speed up deliveries for customers.

“Packages are shipped to a delivery station from neighbouring Amazon fulfilment and sortation centres, loaded into delivery vehicles and delivered to customers.”

South Leicestershire MP Alberto Costa said: “I am delighted to welcome Amazon to South Leicestershire, as one of the world’s largest businesses and employers delivering thousands of items across the UK every day, I am sure they will fit in very well at Magna Park in Lutterworth.”

Kerry-Anne Lawlor, country director for Amazon Logistics, said: “We are excited to invest in the Lutterworth area with a new delivery station that will provide efficient delivery for customers, and create new jobs for the talented workforce.”

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