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Mobile to host annual Alabama Global Supply Chain & Logistics Summit

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Alabama’s Port City will play host to this year’s installment of the Alabama Global Supply Chain & Logistic Summit, which explores key supply chain topics such as the changing international trade environment, workforce training and cybersecurity. The 8th annual summit will take place Tuesday,

Written by Jerry Underwood

Texas-based Ben E. Keith to open $100M Alabama distribution center 

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MONTGOMERY, Alabama — Governor Kay Ivey announced today that Ben E. Keith, a major food and beverage distribution company, plans to invest $100 million to open an advanced foodservice distribution center in Coffee County. The facility will also serve as the company’s Southeast Regional...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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