IKEA to set up regional centre for ASEAN in Malaysia


IKEA is to establish a regional distribution and supply chain centre for ASEAN in Malaysia.

The centre, which will adopt the structure and technology of IKEA’s biggest regional distribution centre in Germany, will be among the 10 largest regional distribution centres of the IKEA Group globally.

The home furnishings retailer, headquartered in the Netherlands, will invest MYR908m (US$212m) in the new centre that will manage an inventory of 9,500 stock-keeping units (SKUs) worth MYR6.6bn (US$1.5bn) annually.

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