EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Amazon

Company/Organisation:
Amazon

Geographic Location

Country: Italy
Region: Torino; Piemonte; Nord Ovest
Location of affected unit(s): Brandizzo

Company

Sector: Transportation / storage
Transportation and storage
52.10 - Warehousing and storage
Number Employed: 0

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 18-09-2018
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 18-09-2018
Planned Job Creation: 150

Additional Information

American online retailer Amazon opened a new sorting center in Brandizzo (in Turin metropolitan area), which started operations on 18 September. At full capacity, the new sorting centre will employ 150 employees. The new job openings are for open-ended contract positions for warehouse workers and drivers.

This new sorting centre is part of a larger investment in Italy, which entails the creation of other four Amazon sites in northen and central Italy, in Rieti, Torrazza Piemonte (Turin), Casirate (Bergamo) and Buccinasco (Milan). 

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