Nike Distribution Centre, São Paulo, Brazil

Nike Distribution Centre, São Paulo, Brazil

GLP integrates leading sustainable building standards into the design and construction of our buildings. In Brazil, GLP teamed up with DHL Supply Chain to deliver a best-in-class distribution facility which also met DHL and Nike's sustainable emission reduction targets.

Customer's Key Challenges:

  • DHL operates and manages the facility with a floor area of 26,700 sqm, which serves as Nike’s regional distribution center
  • Nike has been looking to operate in a net zero carbon building

GLP Solutions:

  • GLP Brazil provided rooftop solar panels with a capacity of 785 KW, which is the highest for a logistics asset in the country
  • The installed panels generate approximately 100,000 kWh per month, representing 100% of the facility’s energy needs
  • The distribution center is a sustainable building with a LEED Gold E&B Certification
  • The facility provides a dedicated charging point for electric vehicles and other innovative, technology-led environmental practices such as electric carts, scanners and robotic process automation
  • The facility is rated highly on a range of sustainable metrics related to location, water use efficiency, ventilation, lighting, waste collection and good building and employee practices among others