opening fulfillment center in Lebanon - | Chattanooga News, Weather & Sports opening fulfillment center in Lebanon

Posted: Updated:

LEBANON, Tenn. (AP) - Online retailer says it will open a fulfillment center in Lebanon.

The company announcement brings to three the number of Amazon shipping centers that are expected to bring a total of 1,200 jobs to Tennessee, according to The Tennessean.

The other centers are planned to open in Chattanooga and Cleveland and had been announced earlier.

During a stop in Spring Hill, Gov. Bill Haslam said the administration is pleased that new jobs are being grown in Tennessee.

The issue of exempting Amazon from state sales taxes has caused controversy, but Haslam has said he is committed to the deal struck by the previous administration to attract the world's largest online retailer to the state.


Information from: The Tennessean,

Copyright 2011 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by WorldNow
Can't find what you're looking for?

900 Whitehall Road
Chattanooga, TN 37405
(423) 267-5412

WRCB Jobs EEO | FCC Public Files

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WRCB. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.