Damian Kołata

Associate, Senior Business Development Manager

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Damian Kołata is an Associate in Industrial & Logistics Agency in Cushman & Wakefield.

Damian has more than ten years’ experience in international supply chain management.

He began his professional career from purchase and supply management to later coordinate cross-border movement of goods, including import and distribution logistics, and customs procedures. Next, he was responsible for optimisation of warehouse processes, coordination of logistics operations and bringing down operating costs in Eastern Europe. Damian was behind the concept of one of Ukraine’s first online stores and recently supported the opening of a distribution centre for Europe’s biggest online fashion platform.

Damian is a graduate of the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, Poznań University of Economics and Business, and Koźmiński University in Warsaw.

After hours

Great lover of Polish Ekstraklasa and Zagłębie club from his hometown - Lubin

Dedicated fun of German Gewürztraminera, especially in Sunday autumn evenings

Indefatigable taster of Ukrainian cuisine, most of all pielmieni made by his wife

Trusted user of Japanese automotive technology, which enables him not to worry about nothing else but windscreen washer fluid

Check out articles written by Damian Kołata

Will Ukrainians emigrate from Poland? Only 2.6% meet the Berlin criteria

For weeks, we have been frightened with the prospect of mass emigration of Ukrainian employees to Germany due to the new legislation that makes it much easier to find employment on the other side of our Western border. Are we really about to face a serious problem and shortage of labour? Let’s examine this more closely

27 august 2019
Warehouses open to employees. Labour market in e-commerce sector

Connection with the robust growth of the e-commerce market, the demand for warehouse employees will continue to rise. These employees are mainly responsible for the flow of goods within the warehouse processes, picking orders as well as for the supervision of the entire delivery process and, above all, for thereturns management. Authors of the recent report ‘How to get the hang of e-commerce in warehouses’ sheds the light on the situation of employees handling the e-commerce market in Poland’s warehouses.

06 august 2019
How to get the hang of e-commerce in warehouses? [REPORT]

Warehouse stock dedicated to e-commerce in Poland has reached nearly 4 million sq m. The largest volumes of warehouse space available to online retailers are in the Łódzkie voivodeship (887,000 sq m), Lower Silesia (716,000 sq m) and Silesia (621,000 sq m). Global real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield has published its pioneering research How to handle e-commerce in a warehouse?, which includes an overview of the Polish industrial market from the perspective of e-commerce and key trends having the strongest impact on the sector’s further growth.

12 june 2019
Cushman & Wakefield