17 JULY 2019; ZALORA, the country’s leading fashion destination partners with Ayala AC Infrastructure Holdings Corporation to celebrate the groundbreaking of the biggest e-fulfilment center in the Philippines dedicated to fashion e-commerce. The e-fulfillment center will have 40,000 square-meters of racking space and a 7.2 million item storage capacity at its final phase, designed to support the company’s growth plan for the next 10 years.
ZALORA Philippines (ZPH), led by its Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Paulo Campos III, joined by ZALORA Group’s CEO, Gunjan Soni, and Ayala AC Infrastructure’s Chief Operations Officer Noel Kintanar facilitated the groundbreaking ceremony for the 3.7-hectare Fashion E-Fulfillment Project in the Daang Hari and Daang Reyna Junction in Muntinlupa City.
The new e-fulfilment centre demonstrates ZALORA’s efforts in maintaining its position as a best in class ecommerce logistics player in the region. The new e-fulfillment centre will help double ZALORA’s productivity through significant investments on automation, test-bedding new technologies and software and improving business processes to drive productivity following the best practices of Global Fashion Group Fulfillment Centers around the world.
“We are thrilled to be able to break ground on our new state-of-the-art E-Fulfillment Center which will be the home of ZALORA in the Philippines for the next decade!” says Paulo Campos III. “This new facility will further strengthen ZALORA’s capabilities and grow its business across the archipelago, housing thousands of fashion brands, and reaching more cities and towns in the Philippines, solidifying our commitment to provide Filipino consumers the best online shopping experience possible.”
The new facility will also be the new home of ZALORA as it houses 5,000 sqm of office space for its Customer Service and e-Production teams and is expected to provide at least 1,000 job opportunities for the surrounding Muntinlupa-Cavite communities.
The ZALORA E-Fulfillment Center project is scheduled to be completed by the first quarter of 2020.