Amazon Fulfillment Center in Lakeland

Lakeland has been selected for the Amazon Fulfillment Center. There will be a sister facility in Ruskin. Here are the details:

  • 500 jobs and 900 seasonal jobs (source: https://twitter.com/lakelandgov)
  • 100 of the jobs will be high-paying
  • 1 million square foot facility
  • Location: 1760 County Line Road
  • Warehouse used for packing large items, a sister warehouse in Ruskin will pack smaller items

Sources:

https://twitter.com/lakelandgov

http://www.theledger.com/article/20131022/NEWS/131029810/1001/BUSINESS?Title=Amazon-Is-Coming-to-Lakeland

http://www.theledger.com/article/20130926/NEWS/130929385?p=1&tc=pg

http://tbo.com/list/news-opinion-editorials/amazons-warehouse-in-ruskin-a-big-win-for-hillsborough-20131011/

http://www.ocala.com/article/20131022/WIRE/131029895

http://www.tampabay.com/news/business/retail/amazon-confirms-fulfillment-centers-in-hillsborough-county-lakeland/2148585

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