Amazon is adding a new fulfillment center in North Little Rock, Arkansas. This will be their second fulfillment center in the area. This one will be one-million square-feet and should also be ready for hiring in 2021. In addition, they plan to create 500 new jobs. So this will bring their total number of employees in the area to 1,800.
From Area Development Magazine:
“We are proud to be expanding our operations in Arkansas with our newest facility in North Little Rock and we are excited to create over five hundred new, full-time jobs for the local community. […]
“Amazon is grateful for the continued support we’ve received from local and state leaders and we look forward to leveraging our scale for good to support this great community.” […]
“North Little Rock’s dedicated workforce and central location make it a perfect selection for Amazon’s newest distribution center. […]
“I’m delighted that Amazon has once again decided to invest in Central Arkansas, creating job opportunities for hundreds of Arkansans. […] I’m confident that North Little Rock will be a perfect fit for the company’s project.”
“On behalf of a grateful community, I want to thank Amazon’s leaders for selecting North Little Rock as its newest central Arkansas distribution center location. […] Amazon’s commitment to this region is truly remarkable. Given our great transportation network and advantageous location it is a solid business decision that we certainly appreciate and respect.”AREA DEVELOPMENT MAGAZINE
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