Amazon Opens First Fulfillment Center in North Dakota

The new facility in Fargo, which is more than 1 million square feet, will create 1,000-plus jobs in the area.
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Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), Seattle, Washington, this week announced plans to open a more than 1 million-square-foot fulfillment center in Fargo, North Dakota. The facility, which opened Sunday and is the largest structure in North Dakota by square footage, will create more than 1,000 new, full-time jobs.

“We are excited to have this fulfillment center up and running, which will allow us to deliver more packages, in a faster time frame, to our customers in North Dakota, Minnesota and South Dakota,” said John Sabo, Amazon General Manager, Fargo. “We are committed to employing hundreds here in the Fargo-Moorhead region and to offering a very competitive employment package with opportunities for growth, advancement and post-secondary education.”

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