Amazon Distribution Centre, Hamburg, Germany

Amazon Distribution Centre, Hamburg, Germany

GLP Europe (previously Gazeley) was able to provide a 130,000 sqm state-of-the-art e-commerce facility to Amazon with 6 months after the customer’s decision to proceed.

Customer's Key Challenges:

  • Amazon needed a 130,000 sqm logistics facility in the Hamburg area for distribution across Northern Europe
  • Start of operations needed to be no later than September 2017 for peak season fulfilment activities
  • Implementation of conveyor and robotics systems


GLP Solutions:

  • Ideal location for e-commerce distribution in Hamburg Logistics Park 1
  • Speculative start of phase 1 of Hamburg logistics park on an existing plot of land
  • Fast-track construction timeline allowing for a delivery of phase 1 within 6 months after Amazon’s decision to proceed
  • Additional sprinkler systems and a virtual firewall to ensure seamless implementation of conveyor and robotics systems
  • Sustainable building – DGNB Gold certification
  • LED lighting across the warehouse
  • High architectural standards for a harmonious integration into the local environment