Warehouse investment for Made.com
Made.com is to more than double its warehousing capacity as it gears up for growth.
The first phase of a 350,000sqft warehouse in Tilbury is due to open in the summer, which the second part scheduled for completion in April next year.
The retailer’s current warehouse at Tilbury site covers 225,000sqft and handles about 750,000 items a year.
‘We are thrilled to expand our warehousing operations at London Gateway as we respond to continued growth in customer demand for our exclusive designs,’ saus Niclo Thompson, Made.com coo
‘Combined with our innovative just in time supply chain model, this expansion of our warehousing facility in Tilbury is an exciting step towards achieving our long-term strategy to grow the business sustainably, as we continue to invest in operational efficiency and become the design destination for digital natives.’
The new facility is expected to employ about 100 people.