Amazon and Walmart Distribution Center Flood Franklin and Cumberland Counties

Amazon and Walmart have continued expansion in Franklin and Cumberland counties in South Central Pennsylvania. I have written on numerous occasions regarding the distribution center/warehouse growth along the Interstate 81 corridor in South Central Pennsylvania. Amazon and Walmart have been part of that accelerated growth. In 2023, we have seen two new Walmart Distribution Centers open in Greencastle and Shippensburg right off Interstate 81 exits (Exit 3 and Exit 24). These distribution centers are massive. The Walmart Shippensburg distribution center…

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Warehouse development continues in Shippensburg

Shippensburg remains a hot bed for continued warehouse growth along Interstate 81 exits 24 and 29.  Recently, Walmart opened a 2,000,000 square foot distribution center off Exit 24.  The distribution center is expected to have around 600 employees.  You can take a look at some pictures here of what the Walmart distribution center looks like inside.  The facility is now open and is to become a critical fulfillment center. This fulfillment center, rather than just warehousing goods, will be focused…

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Carlisle worker killed at Amazon warehouse

OSHA is investigating the death of a Carlisle, PA woman while she was working at the Amazon.com warehouse near Walnut Bottom Road in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Jody Rhoads, 52, of Carlisle, died as a result of multiple blunt force injuries at Carlisle Regional Medical Center after the motorized pallet jack she was operating crashed into shelving, according to Cumberland County Coroner Charley Hall. This is truly a tragic event for the Rhodes family.  No one asks to get hurt at work,…

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