Austrian Post AG officially opened its new parcel logistics center in Vienna-Inzersdorf today. In a 22,000 m² hall, 260 employees in two shifts ensure that over 250,000 packages per day are sorted and delivered to their destination. The investment volume was around 70 million euros. The celebrations took place in the presence of the Mayor of Vienna, Michael Ludwig, and the entire board of Austrian Post AG. The spiritual blessing was given by the Vienna Cathedral priest Toni Faber.

"The opening of the new parcel logistics center in Vienna-Inzersdorf underlines the strength of Vienna as a business location and its role as an important hub for trade and logistics. This center will not only lead to an increase in the efficiency of postal services, but also create new jobs and thus make an important contribution “This logistics center is proof of Austrian Post’s trust in Vienna as a business location and a sign that we are working together to continue to strengthen Vienna’s economic engine,” said Michael Ludwig, Mayor and Governor of Vienna.
“With the new parcel logistics center in Vienna, we are completing the expansion program of the past few years. We have invested a total of around 500 million euros in order to always be one step ahead of parcel growth. We have not only succeeded in creating a high-performance but also sustainable logistics center. This is proven by a comprehensive green space concept, a green roof and a photovoltaic system with an output of two megawatts peak,” says Georg Pölzl, General Director, Austrian Post AG.
“Modern logistics in 2024 has a lot to do with technology. We process thousands of tracking events every day at this location and determine volumes fully automatically. This requires not only personnel, but also IT power. “We are therefore placing an ever greater focus on technology, as this innovative logistics center shows,” explains Walter Oblin, Deputy General Director, Board of Directors for Letters & Finance, Österreichische Post AG.
“Our new parcel logistics center is one of the most innovative and efficient locations in Europe! We can now process up to 25,500 packages per hour using a hybrid model consisting of three sorting machines. Autounloaders and roll container tippers support our employees and accelerate processes. With this location we are setting new standards for the entire industry,” says Peter Umundum, Board Director for Parcel & Logistics, Österreichische Post AG.

Source: Austria Post