Quehenberger Logistics: New warehousing location in Romania
After Quehenberger Logistics has been working as a retail distribution partner for LPP for many years in eight countries in South- and Eastern Europe, the full-service logistics provider was also selected as strategic partner for the handling of the 22,000 m² e-commerce warehouse in Romania.
The project in Bucharest was completed in record time with a new building on a green field and went live on July 22nd 2019 with the first shipments. Meanwhile, Quehenberger employs 130 people at the new location, in the final phase there will be around 200.
In this warehouse, Quehenberger Logistics handles all warehousing activities for the five fashion brands of LPP (Reserved, Cropp, House, Mohito and Sinsay). The logistics solution covers all processes from incoming goods, picking, packaging and handover to the parcel service, all the way to returns management.
By the end of 2019, the Polish clothing manufacturer intends to exceed 1 billion zlotys (EUR 227 million) in e-commerce sales. Due to the dynamic growth in the online business, LPP plans to open another fulfillment center in Slovakia in 2020, which will be their fifth and build up in total around 121.000 m² of space dedicated to E-Commerce.
For over 25 years it has been successfully operating in Poland and abroad, offering its collection already on 24 markets, including in such prestigious capitals as London, Berlin, Tel Aviv or Moscow. LPP SA manages five fashion brands: Reserved, Cropp, House, Mohito, and Sinsay.
The company has a chain of over 1,700 stores with the total area of over 1 million m² and operates online stores in 12 European countries. On the basis of a global supply chain, the Polish clothing producer distributes over 200 million pieces of clothing to three continents. LPP plays another important role as it employs over 25 thousand people in its offices and sales structures in Poland, Europe, Asia, and Africa.
Quehenberger Logistics is operating a number of e-commerce warehouses for customers in Central and Eastern Europe in addition to the warehouse for LPP. “We understand the challenges and are experienced in recruiting and dealing with tight delivery times. An intensive collaboration based on trust between all partners is of top priority for us in projects of this kind, “says Hermann Költringer, Managing Director at Quehenberger Logistics.
Quehenberger Logistics, a full service logistics provider of wholistic industry solutions for trade and industry, focuses on Central and Eastern Europe. The medium-sized, owner-operated company based in Strasswalchen near Salzburg employs 3,050 people in a network of 85 hubs and warehouses in 19 countries. Automating and digitalising processes is the strategic focus of the company of the Augustin Quehenberger Group.