Amazon plans to launch a new, state-of-the-art fulfillment center in Mississippi’s Madison County, creating more than 1,000 new, full-time jobs. The fulfillment center will be the first facility located in the state to feature Amazon’s innovative robotics technology.
Walmart is preparing for the holidays by leveraging new and existing technology in its supply chain network, using some of its current real estate differently by increasing its e-commerce fulfillment capabilities.
Amazon plans to open its first fulfillment center in the state of Nebraska in Papillion.
To continue to provide consumers with more convenient services and access to more inventory, Nordstrom is introducing order pickup at U.S. Nordstrom Rack stores for Nordstrom.com, NordstromRack.com and HauteLook.com orders.
Kroger and Ocado have selected Romulus, MI, as the latest location for a customer fulfillment center. The location confirms a previous announcement stating Kroger and Ocado would construct a facility in the Great Lakes Region.
Target is boosting its staffing plans for the holiday season, with a focus on keeping its consumers and team members safe and offering easy, convenient services.
As demand for online grocery services continues to accelerate, Swisslog, a provider of warehouse automation and software, has partnered with H-E-B, to support the company’s growing demand for online fulfillment.
Overstock has opened a new fulfillment center in Fontana, California, in partnership with UPS Supply Chain Services. The new fulfillment center further aligns Overstock’s logistical footprint with key customers, significantly improving shipping speed, providing more accurate delivery estimates as well as a quicker port to warehouse process.
Amazon continues to provide opportunities for regular full-time and part-time jobs in its fulfillment and logistics network, and is hiring an additional 100,000 people throughout the U.S. and Canada on top of the 33,000 corporate and technology jobs announced last week.
An early proponent of buy online pick up in store, Best Buy is again looking to expand the role of its stores in the distribution and fulfillment process, the company revealed in its second quarter conference call.