The managing director of the online retailer Amazon has spoken about the creation of 2,000 new jobs with the opening of three more distribution centres.
The announcement follows the opening of a new site in Hemel Hempstead.
We have created thousands of jobs in the UK over the last few years and are delighted to announce that we plan to create thousands more in the next 24 months.
"Our recruitment team has been exceptionally busy recently hiring hundreds of employees at the Hemel Hempstead fulfilment centre and they will certainly be busy over the next couple of years as we continue to expand to provide customers with the best possible experience."
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