Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Amazon to Open Fifth Indiana Fulfillment Center
Amazon FBA grows again! Amazon has announced its FIFTH fulfillment center for Jeffersonville, Indiana. The new center is slated to open later this year and will employ more than 1.050 new jobs by 2015. The warehouse is expected to open Fall 2012.
This center will be approximately 900,000 square feet. It will join the centers in Indianapolis, Whitestown, and Plainstown to create more than 4-million square feet of warehouse space for Amazon in the state of Indiana.
Amazon is investing more than $150 million dollars to build this facility in an area of southern Indiana that has a rapidly growing transportation and distribution industry. According to the announcement from the company, Indiana has more than 1.1 billion tons of freight travel through its state, making it the fifth busiest state for commercial freight traffic in the nation. How is that possible? Indiana its more than 4,700 miles of mainline rail track, three international airports and more than 11,000 highway miles.
The new fulfillment center is also good news for the Jeffersonville and southern Indiana areas which were heavily damaged a tornado in early 2012.
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