Abercrombie & Fitch Opens GXO-Run DC in Phoenix

October 7, 2021

New facility creates more than 300 new jobs in the area with opportunities for future growth

GXO Logistics and Abercrombie & Fitch singed an agreement to open a new 715,000-square-foot distribution center in Goodyear, Arizona. The facility will serve as Abercrombie & Fitch Co.s new hub for its West Coast operations when it becomes fully operational in late 2021.

The highly automated facility will feature advanced automation, including goods-to-person robots that help teammates increase productivity and improve safety. Intelligent analytics, including AI and machine learning, will also be deployed at the site to deliver fast, efficient distribution of products to customers.

Were pleased to open this new distribution center in Goodyear; it provides another opportunity to expand our supply chain capabilities in a prime location for the West Coast market, said Larry Grischow, Senior Vice President of Supply Chain and Procurement at Abercrombie & Fitch Co. Were looking forward to continuing our partnership with GXO, as the company shares both our dedication to the West Coast market and our commitment to leading-edge logistics innovation.

The distribution center will create more than 300 jobs in the Phoenix metropolitan area and add to GXOs growing presence in the market. GXO currently operates seven warehouses in the region, including another facility in Goodyear. The new multi-year agreement brings GXOs total square footage in the area to more than two million square feet. For both companies, the new distribution center represents a strong commitment to the community with additional growth opportunities.

GXOs Chief Commercial Officer Bill Fraine said, Were excited to expand our partnership with Abercrombie & Fitch Co. in Arizona. This investment is another sign of the areas vibrancy and talented employee base. Were looking forward to exceeding our customers expectations and adding to their growth, while leveraging our extensive knowledge in the fashion space.

In addition to receiving market-competitive compensation, workers at GXOs Goodyear distribution center will also receive a wide range of benefits, including a 401(k) plan, parental leave and flexible shift options. The new facility will also be energy-efficient and climate-controlled.

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