EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Szczecinski; Zachodniopomorskie; Polnocno-Zachodni
Location of affected unit(s): Szczecin


Sector: Retail
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
45.32 - Retail trade of motor vehicle parts and accessories
Number Employed: 1600

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 11-02-2021
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 11-02-2021
Planned Job Creation: 800

Additional Information

German online retailer of automotive parts AUTODOC has announced that it will create 800 new jobs at its new logistics centre in Szczecin. The company has invested €11 million in the semi-automatically operated warehouse to double its storage space in the city to 26,700 square metres. It is expected that AUTODOC's handling will increase form 25,000 daily orders to as many as 61,000. Employees receive a number of bonus systems, private health insurance and care as well as free transport.

AUTODOC is active in 27 European countries. The company has two logistics centre located in Berlin (Germany) and Szczecin (Poland) employing about 4,000 staff. In Szczecin, the company has been operating since 2018; currently, about 1,600 people are employed at the Szczecin site.