Amazon to open first fulfilment centre in Idaho
Amazon.com, Inc. will open its first fulfillment center in Idaho in 2020, creating more than 1,000 full-time jobs and opportunities to work alongside Amazon robotics.
“We’re excited to open our first customer fulfillment center in Idaho and to bring more than 1,000 full-time jobs to the city,” said Alicia Boler Davis, Amazon’s Vice President of Global Customer Fulfillment. “Amazon is committed to creating a positive economic impact in Nampa and enhancing the customer experience throughout the region.”
“Amazon’s investment in Nampa will add job opportunities for our citizens and create a ripple effect of economic activity throughout the region,” Idaho Governor Brad Little said. “The investment demonstrates that Idaho’s workforce and economy continue to attract the ideas and businesses that thrive in a knowledge-based economy. We are proud that Amazon chose Idaho to expand and do business.”
Amazon will fulfill customer orders such as books, electronics and toys from this 650,000-square-foot fulfillment centre in Nampa.
Nampa Mayor Debbie Kling said, “I would like to thank Amazon for choosing Nampa to locate their newest fulfillment center. Their investment in local transportation improvements and a competitive employment package represents a significant opportunity for our community. The City of Nampa will do everything we can to support the expedited construction timeline and we look forward to being part of the Amazon family.”