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December 10, 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.

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Florida Trend Video Pick

Taste, smell, swing and even swim at this Ice Cream Museum
Taste, smell, swing and even swim at this Ice Cream Museum

If you've ever wanted to jump into a pool of sprinkles, or swing on a banana swing while eating a chocolate covered frozen banana, a new museum on Miami Beach is waiting for you.

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How has the restaurant scene in Florida changed over the past 20+ years?

  • A lot - there's much more variety
  • Some - there are more restaurants but many are overpriced or mediocre
  • Not much - newer restaurants have driven out too many mom-and-pop places
  • Not sure - haven't been here long enough
  • Other (comments welcome)

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