17 September 2012

Amazon Canada plans new fulfillment centre in Delta, British Columbia; Create 100 jobs

Delta, BC - 17 September 2012 (CNW) - Amazon Canada Fulfillment Services (ACFS), today announced plans to locate a new fulfillment centre in Delta, British Columbia, creating more than 100 new full-time jobs. This 200,000 square foot facility is the company's first on the West Coast.

"We're pleased that ACFS will grow its presence in Canada with its new fulfillment centre here in Delta, British Columbia," said Christy Clark, Premier of British Columbia. "Our community welcomes the jobs it will bring to the region and the increased service it will provide to Amazon.ca shoppers in the area to be able to receive their packages from a facility on the west coast." 

The Delta facility will be ACFS second fulfillment centre in Canada, bringing its total Canadian footprint to more than 700,000 square feet. ACFS currently has a fulfillment centre located in Mississauga, Ontario. 

"We are excited to expand our fulfillment network to British Columbia, bringing new jobs and continued investment to the country while improving the experience of shopping on Amazon.ca for customers," said Brennan Weber, site leader for ACFS. 

ACFS expects to open the centre this fall. It is currently hiring for open positions

Amazon.ca is part of the global family of Amazon Web sites that have become known for great prices, selection, and convenience. Amazon.ca customers can find and discover millions of English and French books, CDs, videos, sports and outdoors products, DVDs and electronics, watches, tools, baby, home and garden products, as well as a vast array of software, video games, and consoles--all at everyday low prices.  

Source: Amazon.ca