A new Amazon fulfillment center is coming to Daytona Beach and city leaders said it’ll bring 1,000 jobs with it. The 2.8 million square foot, five-story complex will be built on a 211-acre field right across the street from the airport on Beville Road.
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FedEx plans to build a new distribution center in Panama City to service the region from Pensacola to Tallahassee, economic developers announced on Tuesday. According to the Bay County Economic Development Alliance, the new 251,000-square-foot FedEx Ground facility will support 208 jobs and will be built in the Port Panama City-owned Intermodal Distribution Center on Highway 231. Construction has begun and the facility is set to open in the fall.
The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) has maintained berth and terminal fluidity—and set a new container volume record—amid global supply chain disruption. This success is due in large part to the efficiencies of JAXPORT’s facilities, labor, and service providers, combined with the port’s strategic location within fast reach of 98 million U.S. consumers.
Business diversity and a strong commitment to customer service distinguishes Port Everglades from most U.S. seaports. With its proximity to the popular Caribbean, Port Everglades is the third busiest cruise homeport in the world. It is a leading container port in Florida and among the most active cargo ports in the United States. Port Everglades is also South Florida’s main seaport for receiving energy products, including gasoline and jet fuel. Port customers benefit from state-of-the-art foreign-trade zone warehousing and a 43-acre international and domestic intermodal container transfer facility that makes it possible for cargo shipped to Port Everglades to reach Atlanta and Charlotte within two days, and 70 percent of the U.S. population in four days.
The Kroger Co. is moving forward with its leading-edge automated warehouse concept known as a customer fulfillment center (CFC). Introduced in partnership with U.K.-based online grocer Ocado in Monroe, Ohio in April 2021, the second CFC location is now operational in Groveland, Florida (part of the greater Orlando metro area).
The Florida-based company that makes those famous tumblers is expanding. Tervis announced Thursday they will open a new fulfillment center in North Port. It’s sent to open late summer of next year. Their headquarters will remain in North Venice.
Royal Caribbean's Terminal A joins Carnival Cruise Line's new Terminal F to become shore-powerready at PortMiami by fall 2023. 'Our efforts to make PortMiami shore power ready are moving full steam ahead thanks to the incredible work of the PortMiami team, [Florida Power and Light] and the commitment of Carnival Cruise Line and Royal Caribbean Group,' Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava said.