Amazon plans logistics centre in Burgundy - report

Monday 4 June 2012 | 08:50 CET | News
Amazon plans to open a logistics platform in the region of Burgundy, France, either in Chalon-sur-Saone or in Baune. The e-commerce giant had also considered basing its next warehouse near Stuttgart, Germany, in Lorraine or in the Paris region, but chose Burgundy writes Journal de Saone-et-Loire. Sources close to the matter told the newspaper that some 300 permanent and 700 short-term jobs will be created during the start-up phase of the 40,000 sq mt or 50,000 sq mt facility. Amazon is expected to announce its choice of location this month.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.


Already registered?

Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Internet
Companies: Amazon
Countries: Europe / France
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Amazon plans to open fourth French warehouse - report

Published 22 Nov 2012 11:14 CET | France
Amazon is planning to open its fourth warehouse in France in the second half of 2013, reports Le Figaro without citing its ...

French tax office wants EUR 198 mln from Amazon

Published 13 Nov 2012 09:53 CET | France
The French tax office is seeking EUR 198 million of back-taxes, interest and fines from Amazon for allegedly transferring ...

Amazon plans new logistics centre in Madrid - report

Published 08 May 2012 07:58 CET | Spain
Electronic commerce company Amazon is planning to set up a logistics centre on the outskirts of the Spanish capital, according to ...