The electronic commerce multinational Amazon has chosen Madrid, more specifically San Fernando de Henares, for its first logistics centre in Spain.
According to a communiqué issued by the company, Amazon has chosen said town because it guarantees access to a "large employment base" and "excellent connections" to principal haulage routes.
The company has stated that it has already begun staff recruitment processes for management positions and team leaders at the new centre and that it will continue with its recruitment process for operational positions in the coming months.
The announcement comes seven and a half months after the opening of the company's regional portal for Spain, amazon.es, and, according to the company, the move responds to the need to "satisfy growing demand from Spanish customers".
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