Business Florida - Industries
Logistics & Distribution
- No. 2 state for infrastructure
- 5th largest cluster of logistics and distribution establishments in the U.S.
- 5th highest number of logistics and distribution jobs in the U.S.
Integrity Express Logistics – Expanding operations in Tampa with the creation of 50 new jobs.
Total Quality Logistics – Expanding operations into three new Florida markets – Daytona Beach (100 new jobs), Miami (75 new jobs) and Sarasota (100 new jobs) – and continuing operations in Jacksonville, Tampa, Orlando and Fort Lauderdale.
FedEx Ground – Opened a 450,000-sq.-ft. distribution center in Ocala with 350 employees; building a 213,500-sq.-ft distribution center in Mossy Head.
Walmart – Opening a $207-million distribution center and creating 625 jobs in eastern Polk County.
Amazon – Building a new 800,000-sq.-ft. fulfillment center in Jacksonville; creating more than 1,500 jobs.
BMW of North America – Building a new regional parts distribution center in Jacksonville to facilitate shipping to BMW and Mini dealerships in six southeastern states and Puerto Rico; 25 new jobs.