Amazon opens Bilbao fulfilment centre

Amazon is to open an 8,000 square metre fulfilment centre in Trapagaran in northern Spain this summer. This will be the company’s fifth such unit in the country.

Serving the Bilbao area, the Amazon logistics centre is to work with more than 60 delivery drivers from local courier companies who will do the final mile deliveries.

Over the last seven years, the company has opened three other fulfilment centres located in the Barcelona area, in El Prat, Martorelles and Castellbisbal, as well as one in Getafe (Madrid) and the latest one in Illescas (Toledo). In addition the online retail giant has two urban fulfilment centres in Madrid and Barcelona to meet the demands of its Prime Now service.

“We are excited to open a delivery station in Trapagaran where Amazon’s 20+ years of operational expertise, technology advancements and investment to add capacity and flexibility to our delivery network, enabling faster delivery for customers than ever before,” said John Tagawa, VP EU Amazon.

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