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Ren Seafoods plans processing facility, distribution hub in Mobile

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MOBILE, Alabama — Ren Seafoods plans to open a seafood processing facility and distribution hub in Mobile as part of a $12.4 million growth project that will create 54 jobs, according to the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce. “This project further cements Mobile as...

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ALDI kicks off construction on $100 million distribution center, regional HQ

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LOXLEY, Alabama — Retailer ALDI officially launched construction today on a new regional headquarters and distribution center in Baldwin County that will support the company's expansion throughout the Gulf Coast region. The project is set to bring approximately $100 million in capital investment, with plans...

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Transportation partners team for new logistics park in Alabama

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MOBILE, Alabama – Alabama officials today announced that CN, a Canadian transportation company, is collaborating with Alabama Export Railroad and Ray-Mont Logistics to launch the first phase of a new, high-tech logistics park in Mobile. Opening in late 2021, the first phase of the...

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Lowe’s Home Improvement plans $61 million Alabama distribution hub

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BESSEMER, Alabama — Lowe’s Home Improvement announced this week plans to construct a 1.2 million-square-foot distribution facility in Jefferson County, creating 150 jobs as part of a $61 million project. The Birmingham Business Alliance said the facility will be located in Bessemer next to...

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Amazon expands Alabama footprint with 2 delivery stations in metro Birmingham

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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Amazon Logistics announced plans today to open two new delivery stations in the Birmingham metro area, creating hundreds of jobs and speeding up deliveries for the internet retailer’s customers in the region. One of the delivery stations will be located at...

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FedEx Ground to build $40 million logistics facility in Jefferson County

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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – FedEx Ground plans to build a $40.6 million facility in Jefferson County that would create 285 full- and part-time jobs within three years of the project’s completion, the Birmingham Business Alliance announced today. The 300,000-square-foot FedEx Ground facility will stand on a...

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Dollar General opens cold storage facility in Montgomery, creating 65 jobs

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MONTGOMERY, Alabama – Retailer Dollar General announced the opening of a 450,000-square-foot DG Fresh cold storage facility in Montgomery that will create 65 jobs and advance the company’s growth plans through a $26 million investment. The new DG Fresh facility, located at 6080 Mobile...

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ALDI plans regional HQ, distribution hub in Baldwin County, creating 200 jobs

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LOXLEY, Alabama – ALDI U.S., the growing grocery retailer, announced plans today to construct a new regional headquarters and distribution center in Loxley, Alabama, to support the company’s growing footprint along the Gulf Coast. The retailer purchased 160 acres in Loxley’s industrial and warehousing...

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Carvana plans to open Alabama distribution hub, creating over 450 jobs

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Governor Kay Ivey announced today that Carvana, a leading e-commerce platform for buying and selling used cars, plans to invest more than $40 million to construct an Alabama distribution and fulfillment center, creating over 450 jobs in Bessemer. Carvana, the fastest-growing auto retailer in...

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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,

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