Maxxis International has several original-equipment supply contracts with Midwest auto assemblers, including Subaru of Indiana.
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The sports footwear and apparel company is negotiating a lease to open in a roughly 635,000-square-foot building at 3519 Perry Boulevard.
The company said Wednesday that some adjustments are being made this week, and workers who already made $15 an hour will get more than the $1-an-hour raise promised last week.
The retail behemoth will begin paying a minimum wage of $15 per hour in November, but local non-Amazon employers say they have strategies of their own for attracting and retaining workers.
Federal-Mogul Motorparts LLC plans to close a distribution center on the northwest side of Indianapolis over the next six months.
The mysterious company that is considering building an $80 million distribution facility in Greenwood and creating 1,250 full-time jobs was revealed Monday night during a city council meeting.
The company plans to construct a 615,440-square-foot fulfillment center on a 75-acre site that FedEx Corp. once earmarked for a massive distribution facility.
The retailer says the new facility, which will occupy more than 1 million square feet, will be located next door to its existing center. The center is expected to create hundreds of jobs.
As it continues to investigate a salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melons from an Indianapolis-based fruit distributor, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has added 15 states to the list of potentially affected states.
Employees have been notified that their jobs will be eliminated in phases beginning in August and concluding Oct. 31.
Milwaukee-based Rockwell Automation Inc. plans to consolidate distribution operations in Illinois and Tennessee into a new distribution center in Indianapolis, according to the company.
The number of warehousing and storage jobs in central Indiana has more than doubled since 2001, both in numbers and as a percentage of total local jobs.
The country’s largest book distributor plans to close its distribution center on the northwest side of Indianapolis, resulting in 147 job losses.
Both couriers now have entered the holiday season’s returns cycle, which also promises to be busy.
New Jersey-based U.S. Cold Storage plans to add 100,000 square feet to its existing 200,000-square-foot refrigerated warehouse and logistic-services facility.
Dia&Co says it will employ 500 workers in the next four years at the distribution hub. An additional 372 employees could be hired at a planned customer service center, according to an agreement with the state.
Widespread fears about automation and job loss are often misplaced. Automation has actually helped create jobs in e-commerce, rather than eliminate them, and stands to create more in the years ahead.
The Irvine, California-based company said it will spend $40 million to lease, renovate and equip a 590,000-square-foot facility in the River Ridge Commerce Center in Jeffersonville.