FedEx opens Norcross facility, creating 500 jobs

9:34 AM, Nov 2, 2012   |    comments
A FedEx worker loads a cart with packages to be delivered on September 18, 2012 in San Francisco. (Getty Images)
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NORCROSS, Ga. -- FedEx opened a 216,000-square-foot, $43 million automated distribution facility for FedEx Ground in Norcross on Thursday.

The facility is expected to bring 500 immediate jobs and another 500 in two years, according to a report.

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"This new distribution center will leverage Georgia's position as a global logistics hub to help FedEx Ground provide the high level of service its customers expect," Chris Cummiskey, commissioner of the Georgia Department of Economic Development, said in a statement. "Georgia is glad to play a part in FedEx Ground's growth in the Southeast."

The Norcross facility will serve stretches from Buckhead to Cumming and Lawrenceville to Dunwoody.

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(Atlanta Business Chronicle)

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