Amazon Logistics has signed various leases in an effort to open two new delivery stations in the Triangle. The new stations will power Amazon’s last-mile delivery capabilities to speed up deliveries for customers in the Triangle. Each delivery station will create hundreds of full-time jobs, starting at $15 per hour and offering a variety of benefits from day one. We expect these new sites to open in 2021.
The new delivery stations will be located in Garner and Raleigh. Addresses are as follows:
- 1201 N Greenfield Parkway, Garner, NC
- 4524 New Bern Ave., Raleigh, NC
About Amazon Delivery Stations:
Delivery stations power the last mile of Amazon’s order fulfillment process. Packages are transported to delivery stations from Amazon fulfillment and sortation centers, and then loaded into vehicles for delivery to customers. There are currently three Amazon delivery stations in operation in the Triangle and eight in the state of North Carolina. Amazon has more than 250 delivery stations in the US.
Delivery stations also offer entrepreneurs the opportunity to build their own business delivering Amazon packages, as well as independent contractors the flexibility to be their own boss and create their own schedule delivering for Amazon Flex. To learn more, visit www.logistics.amazon.com and https://flex.amazon.com/.
Each of Amazon’s new delivery stations, including these new sites, are now designed to meet the needs of our electric delivery vehicles. Ranging from the physical layout to the electrical design, we are optimizing these spaces to offer flexibility and scale as we move closer toward putting 10,000 electric delivery vehicles on the road in 2022.
“We are excited to continue to invest in the state of North Carolina with two new delivery stations that will provide efficient delivery for customers, and create hundreds of job opportunities for the talented Triangle workforce. These new delivery stations represent Amazon’s unwavering commitment to safety, technological innovations and skilled teams who are obsessed with delivering for our customers.” – Ashley Lansdale, Amazon Spokesperson
"We are very pleased to hear that Amazon is expanding in Garner. They have already created 3,000 new jobs at the company's fulfillment center on Jones Sausage Road. This new facility will create hundreds of additional job opportunities – and that's great news for Garner." – Garner Mayor Ken Marshburn
"Amazon's decision to locate a second facility in Garner shows how the community's strategic location in the Triangle region is perfect for businesses to locate.” – Joe Stallings, Garner Economic Development Director.
“Amazon’s announcement is yet another example of the diverse business community finding success in the region. It is my pleasure to congratulate Amazon on this milestone and expansion. The investment will create hundreds of new full time opportunities for Amazon employees adding to our City’s pandemic recovery efforts.” – Raleigh Mayor MaryAnn Baldwin
“We are excited to celebrate these new jobs and investments in Wake County. It is great to see Amazon’s continued investment in Wake County through these delivery stations in east Raleigh and Garner.” – Matt Calabria, Chair, Wake County Board of Commission