The industrial developer Panattoni Europe is constructing a new fulfillment center for international logistic company DHL Supply Chain in Cheb. Up to 200 people from the Cheb region and the neighbourhood will find a new job in a building comprising 30 000 sqm. The client plans to store productsfor a leading cosmetics producer and distributor. The investor should start its operation at the beginning of next year.
„We cooperated with DHL at Panattoni Park Cheb on their previous project and therefore the location has become a symbol of our successfull relationship. We have constructed a new hall in total of 15 000 sqm and this hall is now being extended by a further 30 000 sqm. I would like to emphasize not only the creation of new work places , but also the implementation of green technologies within this investment,“ says Pavel Sovička, Managing Director for Panattoni Europe for the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
“This distribution center will bring new job opportunities to the region. During the first year, it is anticipated that more than one hundred employees will be working in the warehouse.This number shall almost double during the upcoming three years,“ explains Gabriela Kahounová, HR Director DHL Supply Chain Czech Republic. The DHL Supply Chain provides its employees with a wide range of benefits and a number of training programs from language courses to DHL’s Certified International Specialist program.
The new premises will be equipped with modern technologies and ecological solutions. The company DHL will apply new technologies simplifying workflows for employees, such as voice commands or top security controls. The new distribution center will be partof the GoGreen environmental program, as well as Deutsche Post DHL's worldwide initiative to reduce CO2 emissions to 0 % by 2050. The innovative technologies include cost-effective LED lighting and intelligent control systems to reduce light and energy.
Panattoni Park Cheb is the fastest growing industrial zone in the CE region. The developer Panattoni Europe has brought 4 new investors during the last 3 years. The total leasable area has already exceeded 100,000 sqm.