Amazon confirms new delivery station in South Bend
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Amazon Logistics confirmed Monday that it will open its third Indiana Delivery Station in South Bend.
The new location will help with quicker deliveries to the area, according to the statement.
It will help Amazon increase the flexibility of their delivery capabilities as well as help with its growing number of customers.
According to the statement, the station will create hundreds of work opportunities for small businesses and independent contractors.
Amazon has not yet confirmed the exact location of the new station.
The station is expected to open in 2019.
The following is the full statement from Amazon.com:
“Amazon Logistics today announced it will open its third Indiana Delivery Station, located in South Bend. The new station will power Amazon’s last-mile delivery capabilities to speed up deliveries for customers in the South Bend area. Delivery Stations enable Amazon Logistics to supplement capacity and flexibility to Amazon’s delivery capabilities to support the growing volume of customer orders. Additionally, the station will create hundreds of work opportunities for small businesses and independent contractors.
We expect the site to open in 2019.
Amazon Logistics is delivering smiles to customers’ doorstep around the world. The service offers small businesses the opportunity to deliver for Amazon as well as independent contracts the flexibility to be their own boss, create their own schedule and make $18 to $25 per hour delivering for Amazon. To learn more, visitwww.logistics.amazon.com.
This is Amazon Logistics’ third Delivery Station in Indiana and joins the existing seven Fulfillment and Sortation Centers, one Prime Now Hub, two Pick-Up locations, and five Whole Foods Market store locations.
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