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FedEx Ground is building a new 217,000-square-foot distribution facility at the I-59 Supply Chain Park at Mississippi's Hattiesburg-Laurel Regional Airport.


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FedEx Ground is building a new 217,000-square-foot distribution facility at the I-59 Supply Chain Park at Mississippi's Hattiesburg-Laurel Regional Airport.

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Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Logistics articles below.


New FedEx Ground Facility Under Construction at I-59 Supply Chain Park

FedEx Ground is building a new 217,000-square-foot distribution facility at the I-59 Supply Chain Park at Mississippi's Hattiesburg-Laurel Regional Airport.

REI Co-op To Establish Fourth U.S. Distribution Center In Tennessee

Specialty outdoor retailer REI Co-op will create more than 280 new jobs at a 400,000-square-foot distribution center in Lebanon, TN.

Greater Cincinnati Area To See 200 New Jobs As Investment Blossoms

Job Creation Tax Credits, along with infrastructure benefits and a substantial pool of talent, are leading to increased corporate investment in Cincinnati and the surrounding area.

Illinois: Building The Future In The Land Of Lincoln

With a talent pool approaching 7 million—a third of whom hold a bachelor’s degree or higher—Illinois has the skill sets needed to fill 21st-century jobs.

Amazon Expands In Alabama With Four New Operational Sites

Amazon is set to open new facilities in Birmingham, Huntsville, and Montgomery, creating more than 900 full-time jobs in Alabama.

Logistics: Constant State Of Change

Massive disruptions to global supply chains during the pandemic have forced the logistics sector to rapidly adapt, with manufacturers moving their supplier networks closer to home.

Steam Logistics To Create 400 Jobs With Tennessee Expansion

Third-party logistics company Steam Logistics will invest nearly $7 million to expand its operations in Chattanooga, TN. 

Walmart Investing $450M In South Carolina Distribution Center

The new, high-tech grocery distribution center will create more than 400 new jobs in Spartanburg County, SC.

September / October 2021 Issue (Volume 54, Number 5)

The September / October 2021 issue looks at startup ecosystems, innovation centers and Opportunity Zones. Plus, an exclusive interview with North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper.

New Program Aims To Strengthen Kansas’ Manufacturing Supply Chain

CONNEX™ Kansas allows manufacturers to connect with each other, find suppliers, explore production capabilities and manage their supply chain.

Georgia: Gateway For Global Trade

The Port of Savannah’s Garden City container terminal, the nation’s largest single-terminal operation, is adding more ship-to-shore cranes.

Indiana: Gateway For Data Center Growth

Southern Indiana is poised to get a bigger share of the expanding North American data center market, which is expected to grow to $101 billion by 2026.

CTDI Plans $19 Million Capital Investment In Indiana

Communications Test Design, Inc.'s Jeffersonville, IN expansion will create 1,000 jobs over the next five years.

Amazon Plans To Hire 125,000 Employees Across America

Amazon will add the new fulfillment and transportation positions to the 40,000 corporate and technology jobs announced earlier this month.

Shinhung Global USA To Expand Operations In Tennessee

South Korean-based logistics company Shinhung Global USA to invest $10 million in new Clarksville facility, creating more than 80 new jobs.

Majestic Steel USA To Create 225 Jobs In Arkansas

Flat-rolled steel manufacturer Majestic Steel USA will establish a new, 515,000-square-foot service center in Blytheville, AR.

Vanderlande Industries To Create 500 Jobs In Georgia

Netherlands-based logistics company Vanderlande Industries will invest $59 million to expand its North American headquarters in Cobb County, GA.

Ardmore Industrial Airpark Becoming Global Multimodal Logistics Hub

A $124 million investment will create the Global Transportation & Industrial Park of Oklahoma, bringing global commerce opportunities, economic development, and jobs to the region.

Amazon To Create Another 500 Jobs In Tennessee 

Amazon's new Clarksville fulfillment center is the fourth such project in Tennessee in the past 18 months.

Primed For Expansion In York County, Nebraska

Collaboration and connections: partnerships—and large infrastructure projects—are key components of York County, NE’s development strategy.

Cedar Port: Largest U.S. Industrial Park, With The Best Infrastructure

TGS Cedar Port Industrial Park is the largest master-planned, rail-and-barge-served industrial park in the U.S., offering industry-leading access for distribution, manufacturing and terminal users.

Chewy, Inc. To Create 1,200 New Jobs In Tennessee

Pet e-commerce company Chewy, Inc. will open its new regional fulfillment facility in Mt. Juliet, TN in 2022. 

Rankings & Awards

2021 Deals of the Year

Ford, Samsung Electronics, KORE Power Named 2021 Deals Of The Year

The three winners were selected from a record-setting number of entries submitted for Business Facilities’ 2021 Deals of the Year awards.
2021 States of the Year

BF Names Virginia, Tennessee, Massachusetts 2021 States Of The Year Award Winners

The two commonwealths and one state were chosen for excellence in Business Climate, Dealmaking or Workforce/Educational System.

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