FedEx Ground opening distribution center, creating 680 jobs in Allen Township
HARRISBURG, Pa. — FedEx Ground purchased 253 acres in Allen Township and will construct an 800,000 square-foot distribution center and related structures as part of a new Mid-Atlantic hub.
The company will invest more than $227.5 million in the project, projected to create 282 new, full-time jobs over the next three years and also anticipates creating 398 new, permanent part-time jobs. In addition, the company is expected to retain 1,652 existing employees statewide. Check for FedEx jobs here.
“Pennsylvania is steadily rebuilding its reputation as the best state to do business in, thanks in part to our unparalleled public-private partnerships,” Governor Tom Wolf said. “The significant investment FedEx is making in Pennsylvania by establishing a new mid-Atlantic distribution facility that is expected to create 680 new jobs is just one example of the type of success that is happening all throughout the commonwealth.”
READ MORE in this media release. Photo courtesy of FedEx.