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DSV to run Primark distribution centre in the Netherlands

Press Release   •   Jan 23, 2017 15:59 GMT

The new Primark distribution centre

Today, DSV starts operations for Primark out of a new logistics centre in the Netherlands. The 65,000m2 warehouse located in Roosendaal in the south of the country is owned by the client and runs on Primark’s Warehouse Management System. Similarly to the successful Irish operation from Naas, the Roosendaal facility processes carton and GOH outbound orders to supply Primark stores throughout France and Italy.

The operation creates employment for about 200 FTE in the first year alone.

“This go-live is an important step in the long-standing relation between Primark and DSV and we are proud of the results both our and Primark’s teams have achieved in the setup of this facility,” comments Peter van der Maas, Managing Director DSV Solutions The Netherlands.

David James, Primark’s Logistics Director adds: “Primark is delighted to open this new distribution centre in Roosendaal in partnership with DSV. As the company continues to grow in Europe, this new facility will be of great importance to ensure that Primark’s 'amazing fashion at amazing prices' reaches stores in a timely manner.”

About Primark
Primark operates over 325 stores in eleven countries: Republic of Ireland, the UK, Spain, Portugal, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, Austria, France, the US and Italy; and has over 69,000 employees. Primark’s first US store opened in September 2015 and the first store in Italy opened in April 2016. Primark offers high quality commercial fashion at value for money prices, put simply, “Amazing Fashion, Amazing Prices”.

DSV – Global transport and logistics

In 1976, 10 independent hauliers joined forces and founded DSV in Denmark. Since then, DSV has evolved to become the world’s fourth largest supplier of global solutions within transport and logistics.

Today, we add value to our customers’ entire supply chain by transporting, storing, packaging, re-packaging, processing and clearing all types of goods. We work every day from our many offices in more than 80 countries to ensure a steady supply of goods to production lines, outlets, stores and consumers all over the world. Our reach is global yet our presence is local and close to our customers.

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