Supermarket giant Kroger is partnering with U.K.-based Ocado Solutions to build a largely automated, digitally enabled warehouse in metro Atlanta to help fill online orders. The new Customer Fulfillment Center near Kroger’s existing distribution hub at the former Fort Gillem is one of 20 next-generation warehouses, also called “sheds,” planned across the U.S. in partnership with […]
The company that owns Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger and other iconic clothing brands is set to invest $77.6 million in a new distribution center near the Atlanta airport that will create 575 jobs. New York City-based PVH Corp. has operations in 40 countries and imports products sourced from all over the world through the Port […]
VanRiet Material Handling Systems, a manufacturing of automated transport and sorting solutions based in Houten, Netherlands, is putting a sales office and its first U.S. assembly operation in metro Atlanta. Already, the Dutch firm says it has enough orders to last through 2018 at the new facility, which will create 70 jobs in Fulton County. […]
Georgia’s ports had a record month for container traffic, thanks to larger ships through the Panama Canal combined with an array of new services stemming from consolidation in the shipping industry.