Amazon concern offering, among others the world's largest e-commerce platform begins cooperation with the Digital Poland Association. The cooperation is to concern, among other digital solutions for business and administration.
"Amazon is a leader in digitization, so I count on many joint projects, e.g. in raising awareness of digital solutions in business, administration or cybersecurity" - said Michał Kanownik, president of the Digital Poland Union, quoted in the union's Monday statement.
The President added that e-commerce in Poland is a huge market, and "consumers and companies see great potential in online sales".
Amazon's director for regulation and the public sector in Central and Eastern Europe, Mariusz Mielczarek, assessed that "the digital market in Poland is developing very quickly". "We can also see, however, that Polish companies face various obstacles while developing a digital sales channel" - he noted. In his opinion, this is shown by studies such as the Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI), "according to which Polish companies are only 25th out of 28 EU countries in the field of digital technology integration by enterprises".
The Association of Importers and Producers of Electrical and Electronic Equipment "Cyfrowa Polska" is a non-profit industry organization associating employers and the largest companies from the RTV and IT industry, including producers, distributors and importers operating on the Polish market. The members of the Digital Poland Association are, among others Asseco Poland SA, Ericsson, Google Commerce Ltd. or Samsung Electronics Polska Sp. z o. o
Since 2014, Amazon has created over 18,000 jobs in Poland. jobs in nine E-Commerce Logistics Centers in Sady near Poznań, Sosnowiec, Kołbaskowo near Szczecin, Bielany Wrocławskie (two sites), Łódź, Pawlikowice near Łódź, Okmiany near Bolesławiec and in Gliwice. The company has also created the Amazon Technology Development Center in Gdańsk and the Amazon Web Services branch in Warsaw in Poland. In 2021, it plans to launch another facility in Świebodzin, thanks to which over 1,000 jobs will be created. jobs.
In January, the concern also announced the commencement of work on the launch of the Polish-language version of its Amazon.pl shopping platform. (PAP)