Old Dominion Freight Line has relocated its service center in Augusta, Ga., to a new 22-door building. The carrier will use the new facility, which is larger than its predecessor, to serve customers in northeastern Georgia and southwestern South Carolina.
Amazon.com is planning a new distribution center in the Humboldt Industrial Park near Wilkes Barre, Pa. The 600,000-square-foot facility, which will serve the Northeast, is expected to provide 1,100 jobs.
Procter & Gamble has signed a lease for 1.2 million square feet of space in the Gateway Commerce Center in Madison County, Ill. Once the building is completed, P&G will consolidate all of its distribution operations in the St. Louis area at the facility. The project is slated for completion at the end of this year.
Macy's has opened a new $75 million distribution center in Goodyear, Ariz. The 600,000-square-foot facility will be used to process direct-to-consumer Internet orders, a fast-growing segment of Macy's retail business.
Mizuno USA has just opened a new distribution center in Buford, Ga. The sports equipment company says the 300,000-square-foot facility will improve service levels, quality, and turnaround times, particularly for its baseball, softball, volleyball, and running gear.
ProLogis will soon begin construction on a 600,000-square-foot buildto- suit facility in Rochelle, Ill., for Bay Valley Foods, a supplier of privatelabel food products. The facility will create about 100 jobs when finished and will service customers in the Midwest.