Amazon to Establish East Coast Hub for Supply Chain Operations in VA
Amazon is going to launch a new cross-dock fulfillment center in Stafford County, VA.
The company will establish a 630,000 square-foot facility on the Northern Virginia Gateway site to serve as one of the company’s East Coast hubs. The facility is expected to be operational in the second half of 2022 and to add 500 new jobs.
Amazon first launched its Virginia fulfillment operations in 2006 in Sterling. The company has since to more than 20 fulfillment and sortation centers and delivery stations in the Commonwealth. Amazon selected Arlington for its second corporate headquarters in 2018.
Amazon announced a robotics fulfillment center in Suffolk and a processing center (cross-dock) in Chesapeake in March 2020. In April 2021, the company announced another robotics fulfillment center at Richmond Raceway in Henrico County. Amazon also launched a delivery center in Stafford County in October 2021.
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