Amazon to Open First Fulfillment Center in Idaho

Amazon Fulfillment Center

Amazon plans to open its first fulfillment center in Idaho, creating more than 1,000 full-time jobs with comprehensive benefits and opportunities to work alongside Amazon robotics in an industry-leading workplace.

The state-of-the-art facility will be located in Nampa, Idaho, and will open in 2020.

“We’re excited to open our first customer fulfillment center in Idaho and to bring more than 1,000 full-time jobs to the city. Amazon is committed to creating a positive economic impact in Nampa and enhancing the customer experience throughout the region.”

Alicia Boler Davis, Amazon’s Vice President of Global Customer Fulfillment

Amazon will fulfill customer orders such as books, electronics, and toys from this 650,000-square-foot fulfillment center.

“I would like to thank Amazon for choosing Nampa to locate their newest fulfillment center. Their investment in local transportation improvements and a competitive employment package represents a significant opportunity for our community. The City of Nampa will do everything we can to support the expedited construction timeline and we look forward to being part of the Amazon family.”

Nampa Mayor Debbie Kling

Amazon’s fulfillment network supports millions of businesses of all sizes worldwide through its Fulfillment By Amazon service, and many of those local organizations are based in Idaho.

“Amazon’s investment in Nampa will add job opportunities for our citizens and create a ripple effect of economic activity throughout the region. The investment demonstrates that Idaho’s workforce and economy continue to attract the ideas and businesses that thrive in a knowledge-based economy. We are proud that Amazon chose Idaho to expand and do business.”

Idaho Governor Brad Little

There are more than 11,000 authors, small and medium-sized businesses, and developers in Idaho growing their companies and reaching new customers on Amazon products and services.

Nampa, Idaho is part of the greater Boise, Idaho Metropolitan Area and is the third-most populous city in Idaho.

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