Together, Goodman and Amazon have developed an e-commerce property solution that meets all the criteria for a precision-built distribution centre, always close to transport infrastructure so that products can be collected, sorted, stored and delivered in the most cost-efficient way possible.
Amazon handles about $US32 billion (€23.7 billion) worth of its own products as well as those of other companies and individuals in Europe every year.
The tailor-made logistics facilities are large enough to process Amazon’s extensive product range in each country, as well as the third parties for which it provides fulfilment services. They employ the most advanced materials and technologies and are designed to meet the specific needs of the world’s biggest online store.
Efficiency is key to successful online sales. Each Amazon facility is designed to ensure that items are delivered, sorted, picked, packed and distributed to customers in the most cost- and time-efficient manner. Amazon’s goal is to continue to improve on layout, technology and operations in order to build ever-more efficient facilities.
Goodman has developed more than 1 million sqm for Amazon since 2006 – equivalent to 200 soccer fields.
This has enabled the world’s largest online store to: