Construction of a new logistics centre for an online fashion retailer

The challenge

One of Europe’s leading online fashion retailers is growing and growing – by more than 20% each year. No wonder then that they are thinking about expanding their fulfilment capacities. The requirements are high, and we are not only to find a suitable property in

Europe, but to plan and implement a suitable logistics centre too. Suitable in this case means that the warehouse should offer the highest possible storage capacity, the highest possible throughput at peak times and the most efficient processes possible.

Our Solution

  • Comprehensive project management throughout all project phases
  • Development of a location strategy
  • Location search/analysis for suitable logistics properties in Europe
  • Lease negotiation/conclusion with project developer
  • Continuous construction supervision
  • Planning of the entire intralogistics
  • Tendering for all intralogistics trades (including conveyor technology, racking, technical building services)
  • Implementation and ramp-up of the complete intralogistics
  • Coordination of all acceptances and handovers to the operational teams on site

Benefits for the client

  • State-of-the-art warehouse with 130,000 sqm. of logistics space and a pick tower with approx. 40,000 sqm.
  • Low operational logistics costs thanks to a high degree of automation with container conveyor and pocket sorter systems
  • Full-service approach to meet time, budget and quality requirements
  • High project security thanks to comprehensive project management
  • Increase in outbound performance to over 700,000 items per day
  • Reduction in warehouse lead times, e.g., for same-day delivery customers

Our services in this project