DHL Supply Chain opens new Zalando logistics centre

DHL Supply Chain Iberia has begun operations at its new 37,500 square metre Zalando logistics centre in Toledo, Spain. Its client Zalando projects that the new unit should increase the speed of deliveries by 1-1.5 days per parcel.

Some 600 new jobs have been created at the Toledo logistics centre. Hendrik Venter, CEO of DHL Supply Chain EMEA, commented, “The accelerating transition from offline to online is driving growth in e-commerce, particularly in the fashion and retail sectors. DHL Supply Chain has played a crucial role in getting desired fashion products to countless end customers. We are very proud to have developed such a deep business relationship with Zalando, bringing it closer to its customer base in Spain.”

Riccardo Vola, Zalando’s general manager southern Europe, added, “Offering a significant range of products paired with better service to our Spanish consumers is key to our success. We are delighted to have DHL Supply Chain Iberia on board to handle logistics operations and offer an enhanced customer experience.”