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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...

Written by Jerry Underwood

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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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...

Written by Jerry Underwood

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