The FINANCIAL — Amazon Inc. announced plans to open its first fulfillment center in the state of
The site, which is anticipated to launch in 2021, will create 1,000 full-time jobs with industry leading pay and comprehensive benefits starting on day one. Employees will work alongside
“We are thrilled to be opening our first fulfillment center in the great state of
“It’s no coincidence why
“Sarpy County is the fastest growing county in the state, and that doesn’t happen by accident. It’s a team effort that requires commitment from the state, the county and the economic development community. We’re proud to partner with
“We are beyond enthusiastic about the many great opportunities Amazon’s growing presence in
- From 2010-2019,
Amazonhas invested more than $96 millionin Nebraska, including infrastructure and compensation to employees in the state. Amazon’sinvestments in the state contributed an additional more than $69 millioninto the state’s economy over that same time period.
- Using methodology developed by the
U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, Amazonestimates its investments have created an additional 200+ indirect jobs on top of the company’s current 500+ full- and part-time direct hires. Amazoncurrently operates one delivery station and two Whole Foods Marketlocations in Nebraska.
- Amazon’s worldwide fulfillment network supports businesses of all sizes through its Fulfillment by
Amazonoffering, and many of those local businesses are based in Nebraska. There are more than 6,000 independent authors and small and medium-sized businesses in the state growing their businesses and reaching new customers with Amazon.