Business expansion
Polnocno-Zachodni; Wielkopolskie; Poznanski
Location of affected unit(s)
Transportation / Storage
Warehousing And Support Activities For Transportation, Postal And Courier Activities
Warehousing And Support Activities For Transportation
52.1 - Warehousing and storage

420 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
21 June 2016
Employment effect (start)
31 October 2016
Foreseen end date


British supermarket company Tesco has announced that it will create 200 jobs at its new distribution centre in Komorniki near Poznań. The centre is expected to be operational in fall 2016 (October/November 2016).

It will be the third distribution centre of Tesco in the country; another two are located in Gliwice and Teresin near Warszawa. The unit will supply articles to 140 Tesco stores located in the northern and northwest part of the country.The facility will enable Tesco to reduce the mileage of its trucks by 12.9%, which in turn will reduce CO2 emissions by 6.7%.

Tesco has been operating in Poland since 1992 and currently operates over 400 stores in the country and employs nearly 30,000 people.

Update 25/11/2016: Currently, the company plans to create 420 positions, an additional 220 employees will be hired. The centre was opened on 4th November 2016.


  • 21 June 2016: Wirtualny Nowy Przemysł


Eurofound (2016), Tesco, Business expansion in Poland, factsheet number 88175, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/88175.