The service provider GXO Logistics and Abercrombie & Fitch, a clothing and clothing accessories distributor, are inaugurating a 66,000 m² logistics center in Goodyear, an American city near Phoenix, Arizona. Fully operational at the end of the year, this site aims to allow Abercrombie & Fitch to logistically cover the West Coast of the United States. It should lead to the creation of 300 jobs in a region where GXO operates seven platforms, or more than 185,000 square meters. “We look forward to continuing our partnership with GXO as the company shares both our focus on the West Coast market and our commitment to cutting edge logistics innovation.”, lance Larry Grischow, senior vice president of supply chain and procurement de Abercrombie & Fitch.
A compendium of technology
Energy efficient, the new warehouse benefits from the latest technologies. It is automated thanks to goods-to-person robots, the usefulness of which is to support operators in a secure manner, and is highly computerized, which makes it possible to exploit artificial intelligence to perform in-depth analyzes in order to increase productivity and speed of distributions.