What is AutoZone Makes a Move For RTW New Kent County, VA


AutoZone is adding a new location soon in Right to Work New Kent County, Virginia. This will serve as a new warehouse and distribution center. In order to make this possible, the company is investing $185.2 million toward the project. They also plan to create 352 new jobs. So this is exciting economic news for the area!

From Area Development Magazine:

“We are very excited to be a part of the New Kent community and Greater Richmond region. […] During our rigorous and competitive search process to identify our next distribution center location, Virginia and New Kent County leadership were tremendous and instrumental in us deciding to join this wonderful community. Our large-scale investment in New Kent County is an important part of our strategy for accelerated growth and represents our commitment to always put customers first.†[…]

“AutoZone’s newest distribution operation in New Kent County will enable the company to easily access 47 percent of U.S. consumers within a one-day drive and global markets through The Port of Virginia. […] With more than 4,600 supply chain operations located throughout the Commonwealth, Virginia has emerged as a premier logistics destination serving as a single gateway into critical customer markets. We look forward to a continued partnership with AutoZone.†[…]

“We applaud AutoZone’s decision to build its East Coast distribution center in Virginia and capitalize on the access to global markets offered by The Port of Virginia. […] The investments we’re making in our terminals will help to ensure that AutoZone can grow its volumes without concern. We welcome AutoZone and are looking forward to a long, collaborative relationship.â€AREA DEVELOPMENT MAGAZINE

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