Ama­zon builds another cen­ter near Chicago

The Daily Herald - - HERALD BUSINESS JOURNAL -

CHICAGO — A month af­ter an­nounc­ing a new e-com­merce ful­fill­ment cen­ter in south­west sub­ur­ban Chicago, Ama­zon is ad­ding yet another fa­cil­ity in the re­gion. The 850,000-square-foot ware­house un­der con­struc­tion in Monee, will be Ama­zon’s fourth in Will County.

“Hun­dreds and hun­dreds” of employees at the ware­house will pre­pare small items such as books, elec­tron­ics and con­sumer goods for ship­ment, Ama­zon said Mon­day. The ful­fill­ment cen­ter, built to suit Ama­zon, is ex­pected to be ready for op­er­a­tion in the sec­ond half of 2017.

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