Français Néerlandais Japonais Chinois Allemand Espagnol Portugais

Children’s apparel specialist Orchestra to build new hub in Arras

13 Apr 2015 | Investment, ICT, Mobility

Unique accessibility and a dense yet flexible transportation infrastructure make Northern France a top choice for logistics operations. After welcoming e-commerce powerhouses Amazon and 3SI, Lille Region is now set to host Orchestra’s new platform.

Orchestra Arras - logistics - Nord France Invest - Lille Region

A major investment

Global retailer Orchestra specializes in baby and children’s clothing and accessories. It has now earmarked €50 million for a new logistics hub in Arras—its second in France—that will create up to 700 jobs by 2020.

Combining logistics and e-commerce

For Orchestra, a key plus of the Actiparc business park in Greater Arras is immediate access to the nearby A1 and A26 expressways. The future hub will house warehousing and distribution operations for apparel and baby gear as well as an e-commerce base, offering a vast 120,000 sq m of floor area in all. Construction of the first phase—50,000 sq m scheduled for delivery in mid-2016—will get under way in summer 2015.

 

Source: Communauté Urbaine d’Arras / AFP

 

 

Back to news

News

Coca-Cola is investing €19M in Dunkirk

Coca-Cola European Partners will invest €19M in its largest plant in France, located in Socx (near Dunkirk). A new ultra-modern glass bottle production line is scheduled to open in 2019.

Rafaut opens a next-generation factory in Valenciennes

The aeronautics sector has been constantly growing in Hauts-de-France. And for good reason, after Safran’s new location in Rosult and SKF’s development in Rouvignies, Rafaut is investing €20M to create a new...

All news