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Nike opens 100% renewable energy distribution center in Belgium

Nike opens 100% renewable energy distribution center in Belgium
Nike opens 100% renewable energy distribution center in Belgium
Nike, the athletic footwear and clothing company based out of Oregon, has recently opened a new distribution warehouse in Belgium which operates 100% on renewable energy. The footwear giant has named the distribution center as ‘Court’.

The warehouse would use energy generated from solar, wind, hydroelectricity and other available sources. 

The newly opened facility would set a standard in terms of energy solutions while also increasing logistical efficiency.

In Europe, Nike has its Logistics campus of 1.5 million square feet of warehousing capacity which consists of 6 centers.

Eric Sprunk, the Footwear giants operating officer stated the new Court Distribution Center has “Set Standards” He added by saying “The company has invested continuously in fast, feasible and Flexible supply chain for the quick delivery to its consumers.” 

Mr. Sprunk stated the new state of the art facility would serve consumers not only in Europe but also in Africa and the Middle East.

Not only has the company focused on renewable energy but also reduced the amount of steel, concrete and waste material used in the warehouse.

Digital shipments would be used to increase efficiency while transporting, and according to the analysis made by the company, 14,000 truck journeys would be reduced in a year which would not only reduce carbon emissions but also save on fuel cost.