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The company’s first sort center in Lubbock, TX will employ hundreds of associates while the new delivery station will create more than 100 new full- and part-time jobs. 


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The company’s first sort center in Lubbock, TX will employ hundreds of associates while the new delivery station will create more than 100 new full- and part-time jobs. 

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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.


Amazon Locating New Sortation Center, Delivery Station In Lubbock

The company’s first sort center in Lubbock, TX will employ hundreds of associates while the new delivery station will create more than 100 new full- and part-time jobs. 

Material Handling Systems Creating 200 Jobs In Kentucky

The conveyor and automated sortation equipment company's new Bowling Green, KY manufacturing operations will complement its Mt. Washington global headquarters. 

SAP Labs Canada, Amazon Expanding In Quebec

SAP Labs Canada will open a research and development office in Montreal; Amazon adds five new facilities and 1,000 jobs.

Logistics: Building A Resilient Supply Chain

Priorities are shifting as businesses adapt to the impact of the pandemic on global supply chains. Resiliency and stability are now top concerns.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Matt Hurlbutt, Greater Rochester Enterprise

Matt Hurlbutt, President & CEO, Greater Rochester Enterprise, discusses the region's Economic Gardening program, along with its status as a high-tech, life sciences and food processing hub.

DHL Supply Chain To Create 577 New Jobs In Virginia

The third-party logistics provider will invest $72 million in new state-of-the-art distribution center in Stafford County, VA.

Transportation Partners Team For New Logistics Park In Alabama

CN is collaborating with Alabama Export Railroad and Ray-Mont Logistics to launch the first phase of a new, high-tech logistics park in Mobile, AL.

Discover Your EDGE in Avondale

Avondale, Arizona offers a low cost of doing business, uncomplicated permitting process, access to critical transportation corridors, and a deep talent pipeline of skilled workers.

November / December 2020 Issue (Volume 53, Number 6)

In the November / December 2020 Issue, we unveil our new 21st Century Site Seekers' Guide and Site Seekers’ Guide Featured Locations Directory. Plus an update on economic development's response to COVID-19.

Amazon To Open New Fulfillment Center In Texas

The new one million-square-foot fulfillment center will create more than 500 new, full-time jobs in Missouri City, TX.

Amazon To Open New Fulfillment Center In Oklahoma

Amazon.com Inc's new one million square-foot fulfillment center will create more than 500 full-time jobs in Oklahoma City, OK.

Amazon To Build State-of-the-Art Fulfillment Center In Mississippi

The new 700,000-square-foot site will create more 1,000 new, full-time jobs in Madison County, MS.

Get There Florida: The Sunshine State’s New Workforce Education Initiative

Get There Florida is a new workforce education initiative aimed at raising awareness of short-term but high-value career and technical education programs.

Amazon Logistics Adding Two Delivery Stations In Alabama

The two new delivery stations will create hundreds of new jobs in the metro Birmingham region. 

Nor-Am Cold Storage Adds 90 New Jobs In Kansas

Nor-Am Cold Storage has invested $30 million in a new 148,000-square-foot cold storage warehouse in Dodge City, KS.

Home Meridian International Investing $23.5M In Georgia Expansion

The division of Hooker Furniture Corporation will open a distribution facility in Liberty County, GA, creating 50 new jobs. 

Rolls-Royce Investing $13.9M In Minnesota Expansion

The multi-phase expansion will add production lines, testing capabilities, and manufacturing jobs at the company's Mankato, MN Power Systems business unit. 

Amazon Hiring 100,000 New Employees Across U.S., Canada

In September alone, Amazon will open 100 new operations buildings — including fulfillment centers, delivery stations, sortation centers and other sites.

New Mexico: A Global Manufacturing And Logistics Powerhouse

Cutting-edge global players in advanced manufacturing are flocking to New Mexico for its superior logistics and one of the fastest border crossings.

Forward Air Investing $31.8M In Ohio Expansion

Asset-light freight and logistics company Forward Air Corporation is expanding its office space in Groveport, OH, creating 50 new jobs.

Georgia: E-Commerce Boom Favors Savannah

To meet surging demand for additional longer-term storage space, the GPA will develop 145 acres next to the Port of Savannah.

VW Opens Tradepoint Atlantic Vehicle Terminal At Port Of Baltimore

The new terminal will import and process 120,000 Volkswagen, Audi, Lamborghini, and Bentley vehicles annually, create approximately 100 jobs.

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Connecticut Governor’s Report: Leading From The Front

Connecticut succeeded in mitigating the impact of the coronavirus pandemic by aggressively testing people in the early stage of the outbreak, avoiding the massive casualty levels in neighboring states.

Wilson County, Tennessee: Rising To The Challenge With Resilience

They call it "Wilson Strong:" devastated by a pandemic and a tornado, this Tennessee community met the challenge and kept its dreams intact.

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