“Amazon’s continued investment in our state speaks to our dedication to improve, expand and modernize Georgia’s logistics and distribution network,” Deal said in a news release. “As a top national distribution hub, suppliers can reach 80 percent of the U.S. population from Georgia in just a two-day truck drive or a two-hour flight. “Our robust technology network and world-class logistics infrastructure have been immeasurably beneficial in attracting new business to Georgia and spurring growth for companies already operating here. Georgia’s strategic location, skilled workforce, and innovative spirit are a perfect fit for Amazon’s innovative approach to business, as the company’s needs align with many of our key industries, from technology to distribution to connectivity.” The Macon facility which is located on Sardis Church and Skipper roads just off Interstate 75, and is a 1 million square foot facility and represents a $90 + million dollar investment.
In 2017, Amazon announced its plan to build a fulfillment center in Macon, creating more than 500 full-time jobs.
”Amazon’s continued investment in our state speaks to our dedication to improve, expand and modernize Georgia’s logistics and distribution network.Governor Nathan Deal
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