LPP and Arvato open Distribution Centre in Stryków
Arvato has officially launched a new Distribution Centre in Stryków, which will significantly accelerate order processing in the area of LPP’s online sales. This investment is consistent with the strategy of further dynamic development of LPP and Arvato in the e-commerce segment in the upcoming years.
The new Distribution Centre dedicated to LPP is located in the SEGRO Logistics Park in Stryków near Łódź covers the area of 30 000 square metres (approx. 322 900 square feet) with a possibility of doubling this surface area to a total of 60 000 m2 (645 800 sq ft) within the next 3 years. Its launch will allow 500 new workplaces to be created in the first year of its operation. Shipments will be made from the warehouse to the area of Poland and abroad (to Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania, Hungary, the Baltic countries as well as to the UK market).
The New Distribution Centre will be responsible for handling e-commerce brands: Reserved, Mohito, House and Sinsay, which gives a volume of more than ten million shipped product pieces annually. Owing to the convenient location in Central Poland, at the crossing of major motorways, the online order processing time will get significantly shorter, declares Jacek Kujawa, LPP Vice President responsible, among others, for logistics and e-commerce operations in this company.
Arvato SCM Solutions in Poland will be responsible for the Centre's logistic services, taking care, among others, of the following: storage, assembly and packing, courier shipment, handling of returns and complaints as well as specialist services (re-packing, labelling, foil replacement, quality control) of such product assortment as: clothing, shoes, bags and accessories. Cooperation with an experienced international partner will provide LPP with access to valuable expert knowledge from the area of e-commerce logistics.
"We are glad that only within a few months we have managed to open a new site dedicated to e-commerce services for the customers of LPP, the biggest clothing company in Poland. It is very important for us that LPP company maintains the highest standards of customer service quality in online sales, particularly taking into account the plans of its further dynamic development. We are sure that our cooperation will be satisfying for both parties and that, as a result of our commitment, online order handling will be efficient and meet high customer requirements", comments Lidia Ratajczak-Kluck, Director of Arvato SCM Solutions in Poland, Member of the Management Board of Arvato in Poland .
In the press conference organized to celebrate the opening ceremony of the distribution center, the following guest have taken part: representatives of the Management Board of Arvato SCM Solutions, representatives of the Client LPP S.A., representatives of local authorities such us City of Lodz, City of Zgierz and City of Strykow, as well as representatives of SEGRO company.
About LPP S.A.
LPP SA is one of the most dynamically developing clothing firms in the region of Central and Eastern Europe. For 26 years the company has consistently conducted business operations in Poland and abroad, being successful on the demanding clothing market. LPP SA manages 5 fashion brands: Reserved, Cropp, House, Mohito and Sinsay. The company has a chain of almost 1700 salons and on-line stores for all of its brands, creating jobs for approx. 25 000 people in sales offices and structures in Poland, countries of Europe, Asia and Africa. LPP SA is listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange as part of WIG20 index and belongs to prestigious MSCI Poland index.
About Arvato SCM Solutions:
Arvato SCM Solutions is an innovative and international leading service provider in the field of supply chain management and e-commerce. Partners come together with industry specialists in the fields of Automotive, Bank, Insurance, Consumer Products, Healthcare, Hightech, Entertainment, Publishing and Telecommunication. More than 14,000 employees work together to provide practical and relevant solutions and services worldwide. Using the latest digital technology, Arvato develops, operates and optimizes complex global supply chains and e-commerce platforms, as the strategic growth partner for its customers. Arvato SCM combines the know-how of its employees with the right technology and appropriate business processes to measurably increase the productivity and performance of its partners.
Arvato SCM Solutions is part of Arvato, a leading international service provider. Approximately 70.000 Arvato employees in more than 40 countries design and produce innovative solutions for business customers from all over the world, covering a wide range of business processes along integrated service chains. These include financial, CRM, SCM and IT solutions, as well as digital marketing services. Arvato is a wholly owned subsidiary of Bertelsmann. For more information, please visit www.scm.arvato.com.