Logistics - Australia Gets A Third Amazon Facility
Amazon is further expanding in Australia with a third fulfillment center (FC) in the Perth Airport Business Precinct that is expected to begin operations in late 2019.
The online giant opened its first fulfillment center in Melbourne's in Dandenong South in December 2017; the second one in Moorebank, Sydney was up and running in August 2018.
Amazon Australia's Director of Operations Craig Fuller said, "We are excited to be establishing our next fulfillment centre in Perth. This expansion represents the investment and development of our growth strategy in Australia, following a steady and progressive increase in customer demand.
He continued, "This new facility builds on the capabilities of our first two fulfillment centres in Melbourne and Sydney, allowing us to continue to fulfill our commitment to fast and reliable deliveries for customers across the country. We strongly believe that this further investment will benefit both customers and the local economy and give Western Australian (WA) customers quicker delivery of high demand items."