Amazon is ramping up its distribution network in time for the Christmas rush, opening a second fulfilment centre in Doncaster. The internet giant said the new site, which is Amazon’s tenth UK fulfilment centre, will create 300 permanent jobs over the next three years. The 250,000ft² centre is located on Water Vole Way in Doncaster, close to Amazon’s existing site on Balby Carr Bank, which opened in 2010. It will begin fulfilling customer orders this autumn. John Tagawa, vice president […]
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