Amazon.com Inc. AMZN has announced plans to open its first fulfillment center in Amarillo, TX. This new facility is anticipated to be unveiled in 2022.
The facility will cover an area spanning1 million sqft, in which associates will work on larger-sized customer items such as furniture, outdoor equipment or rugs.
Meanwhile, Amazon has been increasingly investing to build and modernize fulfillment centers, mainly to cut shipping costs and speed up delivery.
Job Creation Continues
The e-commerce giant has been successful in creating multiple job opportunities, while strengthening services all over the world.
The latest center in Amarillo is expected to create more than 500 full-time jobs.
Coming to Texas, the company has been strengthening presence in this state and has already invested millions of dollars. Since 2010, Amazon has