Groupe SMCP chooses Prologis to deliver new international logistics platform
PARIS, (1 June 2015) – Prologis, Inc., the global leader in industrial real estate, today announced it has signed an 18,630 square metre lease agreement at Prologis Park Vémars with Groupe SMCP, an international clothing company with four French fashion brands, Sandro, Maje and Claudie Pierlot and Sandro Homme.
The modern, class A facility, which comprises three units, has 31 docking bays and three step-free accesses to store, manage and distribute new collection products to 975 outlets worldwide. Groupe SMCP will install a mezzanine and conveyors for hanged clothes as well as storage racks for folded clothes in order to optimize production and increase storage capacity.
Marina Dithurbide, Supply Chain Director at SMCP, said: “Textile logistics is very complex, and requires particular equipment and processes. We deal everyday with numerous codes, folded and hanged products, different sizes and different colours, with collections that are constantly changing. We currently have four three brands distributed in 1,000 outlets and we pursue our growth worldwide, particularly in Asia. In this context, we were looking for a logistics partner that was able to work in partnership with us. We were attracted to Prologis by the quality of its service and team and by the fact that it was able to meet all our requirements”.
Prologis Park Vémars is located 30 km north east of Paris and only 4 km north of Roissy-CDG Airport. It also boasts excellent connectivity to the A1 highway, which is one of the busiest road networks in Europe.
“We are pleased to welcome SMCP to Prologis Park Vémars and as a new customer,” said François Rispe, Regional Head, Southern Europe, Prologis. “The company’s trust in us reflects the suitability of our park and our ability to provide high-quality space for a company involved in complex textile logistics for international distribution.”
Prologis, Inc. is the global leader in logistics real estate with a focus on high-barrier, high-growth markets. As of June 30, 2017, the company owned or had investments in, on a wholly owned basis or through co-investment ventures, properties and development projects expected to total approximately 64 million square meters in 19 countries. Prologis leases modern distribution facilities to a diverse base of approximately 5,200 customers across two major categories: business-to-business and retail/online fulfillment.
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