Business expansion
Stredni Cechy; Stredocesky;
Location of affected unit(s)
Kněževes u Prahy
Transportation / Storage
Warehousing And Support Activities For Transportation, Postal And Courier Activities
Warehousing And Support Activities For Transportation
52.1 - Warehousing and storage

600 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
17 July 2013
Employment effect (start)
1 October 2013
Foreseen end date


The US-based online retailer Amazon is to create 600 new jobs at its new logistics centre in Kněževes, near Prague´s airport, from October 2013. Amazon has established a subsidiary (Amazon Logistics Park) in the Czech Republic. The company will provide logistics services for the German branch of Amazon.

The above mentioned 600 workers, whose recruitment has already begun, will be working at Amazon Logistics Park from October 2013. Over the next three years, up to 1,000 people should be hired with permanent contracts. 700 workers will be hired periodically as seasonal workers.


  • 17 July 2013: MF Dnes


Eurofound (2013), Amazon Logistic Park, Business expansion in Czechia, factsheet number 75701, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/75701.