FedEx Ground Building New Distribution Center in South Carolina

FedEx_Ground_TruckA new 254,000-square-foot FedEx Ground distribution center is coming to South Carolina, according to, a local news website.

The new distribution center, which the article states sits on 59-acres of land, is a $40 million investment for the shipping company and is expected to create 22 full-time and 219 part-time jobs at the facility.

While FedEx declined to comment, the article states that “sources familiar with the project” said the new distribution center will be a “fully-automated small package” distribution center, including “state-of-the-art” sorting and shipping equipment.

The center, according to the article, is expected to begin operations in 2015.

According to the article, FedEx now joins the list of major retailers building fulfillment facilities in the region, including BMW, Adidas, and Amazon.

Erin Lynch is the senior content producer at Multichannel Merchant. Erin can be reached (203)899-8461 or connect with her socially on Twitter, Google+, and LinkedIn.

Partner Content

Hincapie Sportswear Finds Omnichannel Success in the Cloud - Netsuite
For more and more companies, a cloud-based unified data solution is the way to make this happen. Custom cycling apparel maker Hincapie Sportswear has leveraged this capability to gain greater visibility into revenue streams, turning opportunities into sales more quickly while gaining overall operating efficiency. Download this ecommerce special report from Multichannel Merchant to more.
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.