Amazon plans 1,000 jobs in Kansas with state-of-the-art fulfillment center

EDGERTON, Kan. — Amazon.com, Inc. has announced plans to open a state-of-the-art fulfillment center at Logistics Park Kansas City in Edgerton.

Supported by a Kansas economic development grant for infrastructure improvements, and assistance from the Southwest Johnson County Economic Development Corp., Amazon will occupy the entire 822,104-square-foot Inland Port XIV facility at Logistics Park Kansas City.

Amazon expects to create approximately 1,000 full-time hourly positions here, plus many managerial and support roles to support customer fulfillment. Employees at this fulfillment center will be picking, packing and shipping large items such as big-screen televisions, sports equipment and kayaks.

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Source: Economic Development HQ

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