Amazon will open its first fulfillment center in Turkey

The new Istanbul fulfillment center of Amazon will open in autumn 2022 and will create good quality jobs for local communities, while providing customers with fast and reliable delivery.

Amazon has announced plans to open its first fulfillment center in Istanbul in autumn 2022. The site will be based in Istanbul and will create 1,000 new jobs during the first year, creating good quality jobs for local communities while providing customers with fast and reliable delivery. Amazon is investing more than 100 million dollars in the new site that will help meet growing customer demand in Turkey.

Launching the fulfillment center demonstrates Amazon’s commitment to Turkey and will also support an increasing number of small independent businesses selling on Amazon, growing their sales both in Turkey and abroad.

“We are delighted to be opening our first fulfillment center in Istanbul, demonstrating our commitment to the people and communities of Turkey. We are thrilled to bring in 1,000 new jobs offering competitive wages, excellent benefits and a modern, safe and engaging work environment,” said Stefano Perego, Vice President of Operations for Amazon Europe. “Diversity and inclusion are an essential part of our business, and we recruit people with all types of experience and education, offering valuable opportunities for professional growth.”

Recruitment for the new Amazon fulfillment center, based in the Tuzla in Istanbul, has started for a range of new roles, including engineers, HR and IT professionals through to health & safety and finance specialists, and operations managers. Recruitment for the Amazon teams who will pick, pack and ship customer orders will begin in the coming months. Local carrier partners working with Amazon will be responsible for making sure those items reach customers wherever they are, whenever they want them.

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