The facility is expected to create up to 100 new jobs in the warehouse’s operational and administrative functions // Made.com to expand the warehouse’s logistics operations in the UK // The extension is part of a long-term strategy to grow sustainably // Made.com will house additional stock, reducing the time between customer order and fulfillment
Made.com has announced that it will expand its UK warehouse logistics operations with the development of an additional 350,000 square foot warehouse at DP World London Gateway Logistics Park in Tilbury.
Expanding its UK warehousing facilities is part of its long-term strategy to grow sustainably by investing in the customer experience as it expands in the UK and Europe.
The expanded warehousing facility will allow Made.com to store additional inventory, further reducing the time between customer order and fulfillment.
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The facility is expected to create up to 100 new jobs in the warehouse’s administrative and operational functions.
The patented warehouse at London Gateway will support Made.com’s innovative data-driven ‘just-in-time’ supply chain, which is vertically integrated across all functions and processes, covering the entire product lifecycle, from design development and sourcing to global shipping and warehousing. and home delivery.
The retailer’s current on-site furniture warehouse in Tilbury measures 225,000 square feet, handles approximately 750,000 units per year, and has an average SKU range of 2,300.
The new warehouse will be delivered in two phases, the first phase completed this summer and the second completed in April 2022.
“We are delighted to expand our warehousing operations at London Gateway as we respond to continued growth in customer demand for our unique designs,” said Made.com COO Nicola Thompson.
“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 We continue to invest in operational efficiency and become the design destination for digital natives.
Made.com said in February it was exploring plans for an IPO that would value it at more than 500 million pounds.
Shareholders in the business include Level Equity, Partech Ventures, and individual investors such as Hoberman.
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