Amazon, Mondial Relay, Lidl… These impressive logistics bases in Brittany – Economy

  • 1 Amazon launches deliveries from Briec

  • On Thursday, the giant Amazon launched its activities from its 7,000 m2 office, whose location in Briec (29) has caused great controversy. The site employs around 30 people – 40 targeted by the end of 2022 – and employs around 40 delivery people recruited by two local partners. The site receives parcels from the group’s sorting and distribution centers before delivering them within a maximum radius of 150 km.

  • 2 Mondial Relay platform in operation on 14 November in Carhaix

  • 5,000 m2, investment of 5 million euros, 40 FTE jobs, 50,000 packages handled per day by the end of 2022, then a rate increased to 70,000, rotations of eight trucks and 25 vans per day. The new Mondial Relay platform will be operational on November 14 in Carhaix (29), along the RN164. “We are at saturation point in Rennes with business growth of 30% in recent years. And we have seen a net boom in e-commerce in central Brittany. From Carhaix we will deliver and collect parcels in Finistère, 50% of Côtes-d ‘Armor and Morbihan’, describes Sang-Duky Lescarret, regional director of operations.

    Work has entered its final phase at the site of the new Mondial Relay platform, which should be operational on November 14 in Carhaix. (The Telegram/Bruno Salaün)
  • 3 New Lidl base in March 2024 in Châtelaudren Plouagat

  • 56,000 m2, 90 million euro investment, 120 truck rotations a day to serve 62 Lidl supermarkets in Finistère, Morbihan and Côtes-d’Armor, 200 jobs for logistics operators, including 75 recruitments on permanent contracts and 15 student jobs. After the fire that ravaged 16,000 m2 last June, the Lidl logistics platform under construction in Châtelaudren Plouagat (22), near the RN12, “we plan to start it in March 2024”, states Cédric Roux, director of Regional Lidl in Brittany. “Our base in Ploumagoar (22) is reaching the saturation point and we needed a more suitable logistics tool to distribute to all families of products that we offer elsewhere, but not here, where we outsource part of them” , he adds.

  • 4 In Neulliac, the Intermarché base handles 46 million parcels

  • 70,000 m2, 46 million packages per year, 200 trucks per 24 hours, investment of 50 million euros, 320 permanent jobs. The impressive Intermarché base has been fully operational, in Neulliac (56), since the beginning of the year. A further 20 permanent jobs have been created since January 2022.

  • 5 ID Logistics France will be established in Saint-Caradec in 2023

  • A plot of almost 10 hectares bought for 1.73 million euros from the Loudéac Communauté, 48,000 m2 of storage at least partially reserved for hardware stores,? around 50 loading and unloading quays, approx. 100 full-time equivalent (FTE) jobs. ID Logistics France, which did not respond to our requests, is thinking big in Saint-Caradec (22), with this installation classified for the protection of the environment. Delivery is scheduled for the end of 2023. An organic gardener who lives near Bel-Air’s business district is contesting the project after a public hearing held last summer.

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