Florida Trend

Florida Small Business



October 16, 2017

Business Florida - Industries

Logistics & Distribution

| 9/22/2017

Florida Ranks...

  • 1st for air cargo with Latin America and the Caribbean
  • 2nd largest FTZ network in the U.S.
  • 3rd largest cluster of logistics and distribution establishments in U.S.
  • $160 billion in goods flow through Florida ports annually


In the NEWS

AMAZON.COM The e-commerce leader is opening fulfillment centers in Orlando,
Jacksonville and Miami and creating more than 3,500 jobs.

CHEWY.COM The leading online retailer of pet food and products in the U.S. is creating 600 jobs at its new fulfillment center in Marion County.

AUTOZONE The leading distributor of automotive parts and products in the U.S. is building a distribution facility in Ocala with 240 new jobs.

DB SCHENKER Consolidating and relocating its Americas headquarters to Miami-Dade to better serve its Latin American markets; 75 new jobs are expected.

Tags: Business Florida, Targeted Industry Sectors

Florida Business News

Florida Trend Video Pick

Why jobs of the future won't feel like work
Why jobs of the future won't feel like work

We've all heard that robots are going to take our jobs -- but what can we do about it? Innovation expert David Lee talks about staying relevant in the age of robotics.

Earlier Videos | Viewpoints@FloridaTrend

Ballot Box

Do you agree or disagree with President Trump's move to scrap health care subsidies for the ACA?

  • Agree
  • Unsure, need to understand ramifications better
  • Disagree

See Results