Amazon wants to set up a distribution company in the mold near Cain

Amazon wants to set up a distribution company in the mold near Cain

Plans to set up in the US online trading company Mold (Calvados).

“We are currently exploring the possibility of opening a distribution company in Moult. This project, which is only in its infancy, is being carried out in full cooperation and in a constructive manner with local partners.”, Friday 3 February France 3 Normandy, in response to the Amazon, half-heartedly confirmed its establishment in the town of Mold, southeast of Cain (Calvados). Already Thursday, the regional daily Ouest-France has released the company’s plan.

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For his part, the mayor of Moult-Chichepo, Corey Arrugo, states that “On files while procedures are still in progress”.

Tasks are at risk

The company also told us on Friday the employment outlook for setting up a distribution company: “Amazon will hire 50 people on permanent contracts and create 250 indirect jobs through partner distribution companies”, According to the distribution company of Saint-Etienne-to-Rover, it will open at the end of 2020.

The idea of ​​setting up an e-commerce company in Normandy is not new, but has met with opposition. Already in November 2019, he was about to buy land to build a warehouse in the US company Monteville. But city mayor Helen Burgot opposed the plan.

Most recently, on January 15, about thirty members of the Sean-Maritime branch of the National Association of Stop Amazon went to the town hall of Pettit-Coron to appeal. In November, the municipality granted building permission to set up a logistics base at the former Petroplus site.

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About the Author: Cory Weinberg

Cory Weinberg covers the intersection of tech and cities. That means digging into how startups and big tech companies are trying to reshape real estate, transportation, urban planning, and travel. Previously, he reported on Bay Area housing and commercial real estate for the San Francisco Business Times. He received a "best young journalist" award from the National Association of Real Estate Editors.

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