Port of Toledo drives 7,971 jobs, $906 million in annual economic impact
Posted By: The Toledo Blade on August 10, 2023. For more information, please click here to read the source article. Freight in and out of the busy Port of Toledo means 7,971 direct and indirect jobs to the region and $906.2 million in annual economic impact, a new maritime shipping study shows. Those numbers are up substantially from […]
Walmart adding 4 fulfillment centers, more than 4,000 jobs
Walmart is adding four new fulfillment centers to its existing capacity, a move that will bring more than 4,000 jobs and make next- or two-day shipping available to more Americans. The announcement comes at a time when consumers are relying on packages being shipped to their homes more than ever before. While online ordering has […]
Midwest Logistics Spinoff to Become Independent, Move Headquarters to Metro Detroit
Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc. in Illinois has announced it will spin-off Ascent Global Logistics to provide a stock dividend to its shareholders. In an effort to maximize growth, Roadrunner’s Ascent Global Logistics Inc. is now a separate operation encompassing Ascent Domestic, Ascent International, and Ascent On-Demand. Combined, Ascent Global is set to be headquartered in […]
Amazon hires more than 1,000 people for Grand Rapids center
Amazon recently announced it hired more than 80,000 employees to meet the surge in demand from people relying on Amazon’s service during this stressful time, particularly those most vulnerable to being out in public. This includes more than 1,000 new employees in Grand Rapids. The new hires in Grand Rapids fill a range of roles, including picking, packing, […]
New distribution center creating up to 766 jobs
An out-of-state developer is breaking ground on a distribution center in the region for a major shipping company. The Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners recently approved a brownfield plan for the construction of a FedEx distribution center in Portage, at 6701 Portage Rd. Indianapolis-based Scannell Properties will redevelop the property with the construction of a […]
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