La Poste invests 30 million euros for a new Colissimo platform

Summary image of the project of a new colissimo processing platform in Gironde, Cadaujac - The post office
  • The new platform will handle up to 13,000 parcels per hour.

  • The current Bègles platform will remain in the hands of the La Poste group.

La Poste has announced today that it will invest 30 million euros in the Gironde department for a new platform for processing Colissimo Southwest Cadaujac. "It will replace
the current Bègles platform, whose processing capacity has become too limited to absorb volume growth. Equipped with the latest sorting technologies, it will be part of the "new generation" platforms deployed by Colissimo in France. "

The works will start at the end of 2019, and the platform should open at the end of 2021. The project is managed by Poste Immo, a real estate subsidiary of La Poste Group. A building permit, filed by the promoter AGC (Atlantic Gascogne Constructions), is being studied by the town hall of Cadaujac. "The current Bègles platform will remain in the hands of Groupe La Poste. A reflection is engaged with the local partners around the future of this site, in favor of the urban logistics. "

A last generation sorter

This new platform will have a "last generation" sorter capable of handling up to 13,000 parcels per hour. "All equipment will be modernized: conveyor, information system for better processing and better customer information ... and will facilitate all activities. "

It will also integrate a distribution activity in addition to existing postal sites "to absorb part of the growth of parcels traffic south of Bordeaux, in connection with the development of the population of Bordeaux. "