Amazon to Build New Fulfillment Center, Expand a Second continues to beef up its operation: The ecommerce giant announced today that it will build a new fulfillment center in Indianapolis, and expand an existing center in Phoenix.

The 900,000-sq.-ft. facility in Indianapolis will be Amazon’s third fulfillment center in Indiana, and bring its total footprint in the state to approximately 2.5 million square feet. The merchant did not disclose a timeline for opening the new facility, other than to say it will happen this year.

The 400,000- sq.-ft. expansion to its fulfillment center in Phoenix will make it more than 1 million square feet in size. The expansion will make the facility one of Amazon’s largest in North America.

Amazon, which operates two additional fulfillment centers in the Phoenix metro area, is also currently building two 1 million sq.-ft. distribution facilities in Tennessee.

Partner Content

The Gift of Wow: Preparing your store for the holiday season - Netsuite
Being prepared for the holiday rush used to mean stocking shelves and making sure your associates were ready for the long hours. But the digital revolution has changed everything, most importantly, customer expectations. Retailers with a physical store presence should be asking themselves—what am I doing to wow the customer?
3 Critical Components to Achieving the Perfect Order - NetSuite
Explore the 3 critical components to delivering the perfect order.
Streamlining Unified Commerce Complexity - NetSuite
Explore how consolidating multiple systems through a cloud-based commerce platform provides a seamless experience for both you, and your customer.
Strategies for Maximizing Mobile Point-of-Sale Technology - NetSuite
Learn the top five innovative ways to utilize your mobile POS technology to drive customer engagement, increase sales and elevate your brand.