Ecommerce Distribution Center Roundup

Walmart has opened up a new $300 million distribution center in Davenport, FL, with two buildings totaling more than 2 million square feet.

Amazon is planning a 438,150-square-foot sortation center in Chicago, near its fulfillment centers in Joliet and Romeoville, IL, and others opening this year in Aurora and Monee, IL. It also plans to occupy an existing warehouse in Shelby Township, MI, outside Detroit, and is creating a cluster of new facilities in southeast Michigan, including a 1 million square foot distribution center in Livonia and another smaller facility in Romulus.

Dick’s Sporting Goods said it plans to expand a distribution center now under construction in Conklin, NY, near Binghamton, which was originally planned to be 670,000 square feet.

Home Depot plans to expand an existing DC in Manteca, CA by 176,000 square feet, adding 101 trailer parking spaces and 46 new dock doors.

Dollar Tree is breaking ground on a $110 million distribution center in Warrensburg, MO.

Mattel has opened a 1 million-square-foot DC in Jonestown, PA, east of Harrisburg, to service both retail partners and ecommerce customers in the region. It will be operated and staffed by Ryder.

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