DC Hiring on the Rise

by Kevin O'Neill

Amazon’s fulfillment center growth is increasing the distribution hiring boom. It currently operates 244 US facilities, 105 DCs or fulfillment center. Amazon plans to add 45 distribution or fulfillment centers in the U.S. over the next two years. They anticipate hiring 100,000 full-time employees by mid-2018.

Several factors are driving the competitive distribution hiring need including:

  • Amazon expansion
  • Increase in fulfillment demand from the growth of e-commerce
  • Multi-decade low in overall U.S. unemployment

Read more from DC Velocity on how DC hiring is expected to increase in the near future.

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Learn more about mezzanines, work platforms and other steel structures, and about trends in the material handling and industrial processing markets from our blog posts by Steele Solutions President Kevin O’Neill. Check out the blog archives for helpful advice on structure selection, siting and applications.