Amazon http://wfpl.org en Want an Amazon Prime Air Package in Kentucky? It'll Take A While. http://wfpl.org/post/want-amazon-prime-air-package-kentucky-itll-take-while <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">If the Monday morning reactions are right, Louisville and the surrounding area might be a good testing ground for Amazon Prime Air,</span><a href="http://www.amazon.com/b?ie=UTF8&amp;node=8037720011" style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;the same-day delivery service the online retailer previewed Sunday</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 21:23:49 +0000 Gabe Bullard 7752 at http://wfpl.org Want an Amazon Prime Air Package in Kentucky? It'll Take A While. Amazon Adding 5,000 Full-Time Jobs in Jeffersonville and Other Distribution Sites http://wfpl.org/post/amazon-adding-5000-full-time-jobs-jeffersonville-and-other-distribution-sites <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The company says it will add 5,000 full-time jobs at its U.S. distribution centers, which currently employ about 20,000 workers who pack and ship customer orders.</p> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 14:17:16 +0000 Associated Press 6279 at http://wfpl.org Amazon Adding 5,000 Full-Time Jobs in Jeffersonville and Other Distribution Sites Amazon Expands Jeffersonville Fullfillment Center, Jobs to Follow http://wfpl.org/post/amazon-expands-jeffersonville-fullfillment-center-jobs-follow <p></p><p>More jobs could be coming to Jeffersonville’s River Ridge Commerce Center following the announcement&nbsp;from Internet retail giant Amazon, which plans to expand its operations there over the next several months.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">When Indiana’s fifth and largest <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/jeffersonvilles-amazon-opens-eyes-traffic-future-investments">Amazon fulfillment center opened last fall</a>,&nbsp;it employed between 600 to 800 people, with the potential to hire more.</span></p> Sat, 02 Feb 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Devin Katayama 3770 at http://wfpl.org Amazon Expands Jeffersonville Fullfillment Center, Jobs to Follow Jeffersonville's Amazon Opens: Eyes On Traffic, Future Investments http://wfpl.org/post/jeffersonvilles-amazon-opens-eyes-traffic-future-investments <p>Indiana’s fifth Amazon Distribution Center opened in Jeffersonville this week and officials say while the facilities begin stocking shelves they'll be keeping an eye on traffic in the area.</p><p>The $150 million facility is currently employing between 600 to 800 employees on two shifts and that may increase during the holidays, said Mayor Mike Moore.</p><p>“Of course this is great news for the city of Jeff to have Amazon come, but there are more issues that we’re going to be dealing with and we’re going to get a little bit more every day, find out what needs to be done," he said.</p> Wed, 03 Oct 2012 17:16:17 +0000 Devin Katayama 1879 at http://wfpl.org Jeffersonville's Amazon Opens: Eyes On Traffic, Future Investments Amazon Sets Up in Kentuckiana for Quick Delivery http://wfpl.org/post/amazon-sets-kentuckiana-quick-delivery <p>While online retailer Amazon prepares to open a major distribution center in Southern Indiana, some say the company could soon begin offering customers in the Louisville region same-day delivery.</p><p>Until recently, Amazon has avoided charging sales tax to customers in many states where it had no physical presence. Now, the company has given into that fight and has made deals in states like Indiana to begin charging that tax in the next couple years.</p> Mon, 23 Jul 2012 11:37:16 +0000 Devin Katayama 1092 at http://wfpl.org