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Walmart opens $135 million distribution center in Alabama

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MOBILE, Alabama – Walmart on Tuesday officially marked the opening of a $135 million distribution center in Mobile that will create 750 jobs and strengthen the retailer’s supply chain network. During a grand opening ceremony, Governor Kay Ivey highlighted how the new facility will...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Gateway Tire to invest $11 million in Alabama distribution center

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DOTHAN, Alabama – Officials with Gateway Tire announced plans today to invest $11 million to open a 200,000-square-foot tire distribution center in Dothan’s Westgate Industrial Park, adding heft to the area’s strong distribution/logistics sector. The project will create 30 jobs initially, with more possible...

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Amazon to open $30 million Alabama ‘sortation center’

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Amazon plans to invest nearly $30 million to open a 362,000-square-foot “sortation center” in Mobile, a facility that allows the Internet retail giant to accelerate deliveries of products purchased online. The Amazon center in west Mobile off Interstate 10 will ultimately employ more than...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Walmart to invest $135M in Alabama import distribution center

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MOBILE, Alabama – Retail giant Walmart Stores Inc. plans to invest at least $135 million to open a massive import distribution facility in Mobile County, creating 550 jobs and providing a major boost to the Port of Mobile. Walmart’s new 2.5 million-square-foot facility will...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Alabama Global Supply Chain & Logistics Summit set for Mobile

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For the first time, the annual Alabama Global Supply Chain & Logistics Summit, which brings participants from across the state and region, will be held in Mobile. Hosted by the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce, the event is set for Oct. 6-7 at the...

Written by Jerry Underwood

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