SMC Corp. of America, Noblesville’s largest private employer, said the new jobs would pay at least $59,000 annually.
FedEx Supply Chain to lay off 179 employees in Indianapolis
The company said the decision is part of a move to discontinue its management and operation of a facility on the city’s west side.Read More
Online grocery service Green Bean Delivery calling it quits
The 15-year-old Indianapolis-based company founded by organic farmer Matt Ewer and nutritionist Beth Blessing said it would permanently close after this week’s deliveries.Read More
Shein’s U.S. expansion starts with distribution center in Indiana
The apparel company founded in China is pushing to get its ultra-low priced merchandise on doorsteps more quickly by opening more North American distribution centers, including a major hub in Whitestown.Read More
Radial looking to fill seasonal positions in Brownsburg
Radial, which fills online orders for dozens of retail brands, opened its 700,000-square-foot Brownsburg distribution facility in 2019.Read More
Legislation to avert what could have been an economically ruinous freight rail strike won final approval in Congress on Thursday as lawmakers responded quickly to President Joe Biden’s call for federal intervention in a long-running labor dispute.
The bill lawmakers are considering would impose a compromise labor agreement that was voted down by four of the 12 unions representing more than 100,000 employees at large freight rail carriers.
The company has three years to reach compliance across 1,160 locations and will pay a civil penalty of $5.3 million.
The lawsuit was filed by relatives of five of the eight people who were fatally shot last year at an Indianapolis warehouse by a former employee of the shipping giant.
The marine manufacturer, a division of Brunswick Corp., said the facility will create about 250 jobs.
Direct Connect has about 250 employees based in Indianapolis, with plans to hire an additional 150 workers by the end of 2023.
TikTok appears to be deepening its foray into e-commerce with plans to operate its own U.S. warehouses, the kind of packing and shipping facilities more associated with Amazon than the social media platform best known for addictive short videos.
About 56% of the track maintenance workers represented by the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employes Division union who voted opposed the five-year contract even though it included 24% raises and $5,000 in bonuses.
Capacity Midwest, which provides third-party logistics services for a variety of industries, said the facility at will ultimately employ 250 workers when fully operational.
Amazon.com plans about the same number of seasonal workers as last year despite slowing sales and predictions of a lackluster holiday shopping season.
Beginning in October, warehouse and transportation workers would earn between $16 and $26 an hour, depending on their position and location in the U.S.
Indianapolis-based Rise Commercial District is part of a co-warehousing movement that provides small companies with flexible space as they grow, much like office co-working space does.
The China-based company said it plans to construct a second, 550,000-square-foot warehouse on its Boone County campus, doubling employment to about 1,400 by the end of 2025.
The company warned it will likely miss Wall Street’s profit target for its fiscal first quarter that ended Aug. 31. And it said it expects business conditions to further weaken in the current quarter amid weaker global volume.
Freight railroads and their unions face a looming strike deadline on Friday, and business groups say a stoppage halting deliveries of raw materials and finished products that so many companies rely on would be an economic disaster.
The railroad trade group said a strike would idle some 7,000 freight trains a day run by CSX, Union Pacific, BNSF, Norfolk Southern, Kansas City Southern and other railroads and disrupt passenger operations nationwide.
In the Indianapolis area, UPS said it expects to hire more than 3,000 seasonal employees ahead of the holiday rush.
During the second quarter, Amazon’s workforce shrank by roughly 100,000 jobs, to 1.52 million, the biggest quarter-to-quarter contraction in the company’s history.
ITS Logistics LLC plans to expand its Midwest headquarters in Whitestown by 1.4 million square feet, growing its campus to more than 2 million square feet with 350 employees by 2024.