windeln.de opened second bonded warehouse in China
Munich, November 21, 2019: windeln.de SE ("windeln.de", "Group" or "Group") announces the successful launch of the second bonded warehouse ("BWH2") in Ningbo, China, on November 4, 2019. The BWH2 offers customers of the Chinese windeln.de webshop (www.windeln.com.cn) the delivery of a selected product range directly from the BWH2 in China with the advantage of significantly shorter delivery times of 2 to 7 days and lower shipping costs.
With regard to the China business, windeln.de is active in the cross-border e-commerce market. The new BWH2 is part of windeln.de's growth strategy in China. The current product range in BWH2 focuses on the Group's bestsellers in China with around 200 products. windeln.de has been operating a bonded warehouse (BWH1) in Gangzhou, China, since 2017, serving orders from customers at windeln.de's TMall Global Flagship Store. With the go-live on November 4, 2019, the BWH2 was just in time for the big sales events in China (11.11., Cyber Monday and 12.12.) Opened.
"We are very pleased about the opening of our second bonded warehouse. This was a very important strategic step regarding our delivery service. Our Chinese customers now benefit from a much faster and significantly cheaper shipping of goods," comments Matthias Peuckert, CEO of windeln. En.
A customs warehouse is a special type of storage for the interim storage of imported goods before their import into the respective customs territory, so that import duties are only due at the time of dispatch. The BWH2 is refilled from the Group's German central warehouse by container shipping and meets high safety standards that guarantee customers a direct import from Germany.
In total, windeln.de uses five logistics centers in Großbeeren (Germany; Replenishment center for BWH1 and BWH 2), Barcelona (Spain), Frankfurt am Main (Germany), Gangzhou (China) and Ningbo (China). All warehouses are operated by external service providers.