July 2, 2022
Amazon announced a new CD at Pernambuco;  Unit in Ceará should open in 'next months' - Business

Amazon announced a new CD at Pernambuco; Unit in Ceará should open in ‘next months’ – Business

a Amazon About a new expansion of operations in the northeast, with the second distribution center in Pernambuco, in the city of Cabo de Santo Agostinho. The project becomes the third of its kind in the region for an American company, one of which is in Ceará, a unit that should be Opened the next months.

Ricardo Pagani, Amazon’s director of operations in Brazil, commented on the importance of the regional market to the company’s operations.

“The Northeast is a region so important to Amazon, that we are opening our second operation in Pernambuco. Through this, our goal is to increase the company’s logistical capacity in the country, increase diversity and bring products sold together, improve customer experience and reduce delivery time nationwide, as well as provide employment and income opportunities for the communities we are in. acting,” he said.

“We would like to thank the state government and all the teams that worked tirelessly to assist us in our important expansion in the region,” he added.

The distribution center in Pernambuco is expected to create 860 jobs in the region, both directly and indirectly.

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Currently, Amazon has 11 distribution centers: five in Cajamar (SP), one in Betim (MG), one in Santa Maria (DF), one in Nova Santa Rita (RS), and one in São João de Meriti (Rio de Janeiro) and two in Cabo de Santo Agostinho (Pernambuco).

What is a distribution center?

A distribution center (DC) is a complex used by companies to store products and redistribute them to buyers. Retail and e-commerce businesses often use spaces in strategic locations to facilitate the transportation of items to consumers.

A CD is a device that speeds up the shipping process of goods and can lower operational costs for the companies that service it. It is a tool widely used by logistics companies.


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