PEPCO AND DHL COLLABORATE TOWARDS A NEW DISTRIBUTION CENTRE
DHL Supply Chain to Create 350 New Jobs in Sosnowiec
Press Release: Warsaw 03/06/2019
- In March 2019, PEPCO started working with DHL Supply Chain, which is set to operate its logistics centre in Sosnowiec
- It is the only PEPCO facility in Poland to be operated by this logistics provider
PEPCO, a leading Eastern and Central European chain of discount shops, has started partnership with DHL, which is to be responsible for its distribution centre in Sosnowiec as a new PEPCO DC being a complement to the operational work of current and future PEPCO warehouses. DHL Supply Chain will oversee the process of outfitting the warehouse, hiring about 350 people and delivering IT solutions for the purposes of the 40,000 m2 logistics centre.
“Collaboration with a reliable logistics service provider is of key importance to us because it gives us the opportunity to benefit from its international experience and effective, proven logistics solutions. DHL Supply Chain will ensure efficient operation of our logistics centre, which, in turn, will hopefully increase the satisfaction of our final customers who shop particularly at PEPCO stores across two of ten CEE countries where the company is present today, in Romania and Czech Republic” says Krzysztof Sielicki CEE Support and Development Manager Pepco.
“Nowadays a high level of logistics services is a must to ensure competitiveness and be highly regarded in the eyes of the consumer. We are very happy that PEPCO has decided to work with DHL Supply Chain which understands that logistics plays a key role in customer service and that its essential elements are flexibility, communication, reliability and in –time-delivery”, says Piotr Okurowski, MD DHL Supply Chain in Poland.
“At DHL Supply Chain we are committed to addressing the needs of our customers and their clients with the most innovative logistics solutions and services and enable them to expand and improve their businesses. We also aim to provide ‘Best-in-Class’ solutions today and tomorrow in a sustainable and responsible manner. It’s a privilege for us and an expression of trust in DHL Supply Chain to be selected as the first and only logistic service provider to operate a PEPCO facility in Poland, Hendrik Venter, CEO DHL Supply Chain in Central & Eastern Europe.
The warehouse in Sosnowiec will serve shops in the Czech Republic and Romania. The facility in Sosnowiec is joining a network of existing centers in Rawa Mazowiecka, Wolbórz and Gyale in Budapest. The operations in the PEPCO facility started on the 4th of March.
DHL Supply Chain has opened intensive recruitment for the warehouse in Sosnowiec. We are offering a great opportunity for motivated people to join a top player in the Logistics market servicing one of the fastest growing customers and leader in the value retail sector.