• Amazon announced plans to open a new fulfillment center in Utah.
  • The over one million-square-foot warehouse in West Jordan will be used to pick, pack and ship large customer items, such as sports equipment, patio furniture, fishing rods, pet food, kayaks, bicycles, and larger household goods.
  • Amazon noted in the announcement that it currently employs over 2,000 people in the state and said the new facility will employ over 800 associates.