New Post Logistics Center Opens in Upper Austria

Published: October 17, 2014; 16:30 · (FriedlNews)

Listed postal service provider Post AG has officially inaugurated the new logistics centre in Allhaming, Upper Austria. Built for EUR 50 million (USD 64 million) and used since the beginning of August instead of the centre located at the Linz main train station, it has been designed for daily up to 1.6 million letters and 100,000 packages. Some 650 employees work in the new post office near the motorway Westautobahn. Various political officials participated in the inauguration.

Alois Stoeger, Josef Pühringer, Reinhard Winkler, Georg Pölzl, Walter Oblin, Walter Hitziger, Peter Umundum / Picture: © Post AG / Christian Houdek

The Post has invested 50 million euros in the construction of the new logistics center.

It has replaced the old logistics center at the Linz Hauptbahnhof after a year of construction.

Since the opening on August 4th, 75 million letters, advertising mails and newspapers and five million packages were sorted on the latest machines and shiped from Allhaming out to all of Austria.

Approximately 650 employees work at the site, which is conveniently located on the west highway directly in the driveway Allhaming. The new logistics center has been designed for the processing of 1.6 million letters and 100,000 parcels per day.

Federal Minister Alois Stoeger, Governor Dr. Josef Pühringer, Allhamings Vice Mayor Reinhard Winkler and the entire Board of Austrian Post, CEO Dr. Georg Pölzl, Walter Oblin, Walter Hitziger and Peter Umundum have inaugurated the new postal logistics center.

On the flat roof of the 23,000 square meter logistics center, a photovoltaic plant with a capacity of 496 kilowatt has been installed. Since its opening in late August about 37,000 kWh have been generated.