A parent coach paves the way for an innovative and environmentally friendly distribution center

Tapestry is gaining momentum in the West.

Coach’s parent company, Kate Spade New York and Stuart Weitzman, is building 788,000 square feet of land. distribution center in North Las Vegas, Nevada. The center is expected to be completed next year.

The project is designed for LEED Gold certification. It will be partially powered by a solar panel on the roof and feature innovative landscaping to minimize water consumption. Energy-efficient lighting will be used throughout the facility, which will include charging stations for electric vehicles.

The North Vegas facility will take advantage of some of the latest technological advancements in material handling equipment, including a cargo-to-person system. The system is designed to increase efficiency, speed and storage capacity through automation and interaction with management systems to optimize allocation processes. Serving Coach and Kate Spade, the facility is designed to dispense 22.2 million units per year and hold 4 million units in inventory for retail and e-commerce.

“The new North Las Vegas distribution center is another example of the power of Tapestry’s unique platform, which allows us to extend innovation across our brands and channels and support continued growth,” said Joanne Crevoiserat, CEO of Tapestry. “We are thrilled to join the North Las Vegas community with this facility which will include cutting edge technology solutions that will allow us to better serve our West Coast customers. “

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