Printful to open new logistics center in Latvia
Printing and fulfillment service Printful will open a new fulfillment center in Riga, Latvia. The company has outgrown its current facility, which is located in the same city. The new site is currently under construction and is said to open in May. The new fulfillment center will open close to the company’s logistics partners and the Riga International Airport.
The new facility will be over 4,273 square meters big, which is twice the size of the current Riga facility, the company revealed. Printful opened its first European fulfillment center in July of 2017. Since then, they’ve added new product categories in Europe and upgraded their printing technology. The company’s total sales in Europe increased by 139 percent last year, compared to the situation in 2017.
More languages and currencies in online shop
According to CEO David Siksnans, his company is committed to maintain and grow their presence in Europe. “We need a bigger facility to help us achieve our goals for the market and cater to customer demand”, he added. Printful is not only expanding physically, it’s also working to enable multiple languages and currencies in their online shop.
Printful was founded in 2013 and focuses on small- and medium-sized online stores that want to sell custom print products, but don’t want or can’t deal with the fulfillment and shipping. The company offers over 160 different products to choose from, as well as extra services such as design, photography and warehousing.