Amazon constructing new sortation centers in Glendale, Tucson

E-commerce giant is building two new sortation centers in Arizona, one in Glendale and one in Tucson, which will each total to in excess of 270,000 square feet.

“Every day at Amazon, incredible employees come together to deliver magical experiences for customers,” Marcus Buford, director of Amazon Operations, said in a statement. “We are excited to break ground on these new sortation centers in Arizona, where more than 25 years of Amazon’s operational expertise, technology advancements and investment in transportation infrastructure is enabling faster delivery for our community.”

The Glendale sortation center, situated at Sarival Road and Glendale Avenue, will be Amazon’s first location in Glendale. Construction started in January in both Glendale and Tucson.

Amazon has two other West Valley locations that are opening this year, which are a cross-dock facility in Goodyear and a delivery station in Surprise, making in excess of 1,000 full-time jobs in the West Valley.

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