Business expansion
European Union
Location of affected unit(s)
Poland, Czech Republic
Transportation / Storage
Warehousing And Support Activities For Transportation, Postal And Courier Activities
Warehousing And Support Activities For Transportation
52.1 - Warehousing and storage

6,400 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
7 October 2013
Employment effect (start)
1 January 2014
Foreseen end date
31 December 2017


Online retailer Amazon has recently revealed its plans to create 6,400 new jobs in Poland and the Czech Republic, in response to growing demand in Europe.

As announced, the company is planning to open by the second half of 2014 two new logistics centres in the Czech Republic and two new logistics centres in Poland.

Amazon, the world’s largest e-commerce company, with headquarters in Seattle, US, currently employs around 88,400 staff worldwide.


  • 22 October 2013: The Economic Times
  • 7 October 2013: Bloomberg


Eurofound (2013), Amazon, Business expansion in European Union, factsheet number 76058, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/76058.