The Danish chain store JYSK officially opened its distribution centre in the Economic Zone Sofia-Bozhurishte. The investment in the facility amounts to EUR 107 million.
The centre includes two 42.4m tall buildings, where the operations are fully automated and don’t need human intervention, as well as one administrative building, which will accommodate over 200 people when at full capacity.
The logistics centre in Bozhurishte will serve more than 200 JYSK stores in Bulgaria, Serbia, Greece, Romania and Bosnia and Herzegovina. The total area of the site is 95,000 m2. It has a storage capacity of about 125,000 pallets.
The inauguration took place in the presence of the Minister of Economy Emil Karanikolov, the JYSK CEO & President Jan Bøgh, Denmark’s Ambassador to Bulgaria HE Søren Jacobsen and the Prime Minister Boyko Borisov. According to Emil Karanikolov, the contracted investments in the industrial zone near Sofia amount to over BGN 530 million so far, and the new jobs announced by the investors are close to 1,600. You can see the official announcement of the company here.
Very happy to be part of the official opening of #JYSK #Balkan distribution center in #Sofia with PM @BoykoBorissov, MoE @EmKaranikolov & CEO Jan Bøgh – Major #Danish investment strengthening 🇩🇰🇧🇬 cooperation @DanishMFA @thetradecouncil @DanskErhverv #dkpol #dkbiz @simonkollerup pic.twitter.com/GJjujZtLxN
— Søren Jacobsen 🇩🇰 (@DKambBulgaria) September 12, 2019