UPS announces facility expansion in Tennessee

UPS officials said that this effort has resulted in more than 300 new full- and part-time jobs to the region, and they added that both Tennessee-based businesses and consumers will see benefits from the facility’s expanded sortation and distribution facility’s improvements in speed, efficiency, and reliability. Source: logistics Mgmt

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Former U.S. Secretaries of Agriculture call on Congress to pass USCMA

While the prospects for the United States Canada Mexico Agreement (USCMA) remain murky, that has not led to various concerns ringing the bell for it to be signed into law. That was made clear last week in the form of a letter penned to Congressional leadership last week by all former United States Secretaries of Agriculture going back the President Reagan’s Administration. Source: logistics Mgmt

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Symbia Logistics opens up new Kansas City-based e-commerce fulfillment center

Edwards, Colo.-based Symbia Logistics, a 3PL focusing on warehousing, logistics, and e-commerce fulfillment, recently announced it opened its newly relocated and expanded Kansas City, Mo.-based e-commerce fulfillment center. This opening comes on the heels of Symbia’s 2018 acquisition of Kansas City-based Innovative Fulfillment Solutions (IFS). Source: logistics Mgmt

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Amazon announces plans to open up two new Ohio-based fulfillment centers

Earlier this week, global e-commerce power Amazon said this week it plans to open up two new Ohio-based fulfillment centers, located in Akron and Rossford. Company officials said that these locations will create more than 2,500 full-time jobs with comprehensive benefits, as well as opportunities to work in tandem with Amazon robotics. Source: logistics Mgmt

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