BOSTON – Amazon Logistics has signed leases to open eight delivery stations in Massachusetts this year, but none are in MetroWest.
Delivery stations power the last mile of our order fulfillment process, according to the retail hiant.
Packages are transported to delivery stations from Amazon fulfillment centers, are sorted, and then loaded into vehicles for delivery to customers, explained the company.
“Amazon Logistics has signed various leases in an effort to open eight delivery stations in Massachusetts in 2020. We are excited to continue to invest in the state of Massachusetts with new delivery stations that will provide efficient delivery for customers, and create thousands of job opportunities for the talented workforce, said Emily Hawkins, an Amazon spokesperson.
Collectively, the stations will create thousands of full time and part-time jobs, paying a minimum of $15 per hour and offering a variety of benefits packages from day one, said the company.
Amazon has more than 150 delivery stations in the US.
Delivery stations also offer entrepreneurs the opportunity to build their own business delivering Amazon packages, as well as independent contractors the flexibility to be their own boss and create their own schedule delivering for Amazon Flex.
Leases have been signed for the following locations:
- 351 Maple Street Bellingham (launched in May)
- Alger Street, Boston
- Industrial Park Road in Hingham
- West Street in Mansfield
- Commerce Blvd, Middleborough
- American Legion Highway, Revere
- John Quincy Adams Road, Taunton
- Fordham Road, Wilmington
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