MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) -— Amazon has opened a new delivery center in South Florida, which company officials say will allow for faster deliveries in the region.READ MORE: Florida Online Shoppers To Pay More As Gov. DeSantis Signs Online Sales Tax Bill
The Sun Sentinel reports that the new, fully-staffed facility has opened in Sunrise in time for the holidays.
The delivery center occupies more than 100,000 square feet in a former distribution center used by online retailer Fanatics at the Sawgrass International Corporate Park.READ MORE: Neighbors 4 Neighbors, Miami Dolphins Team Up To Tackle Hunger In The Community
An Amazon spokeswoman says the company has 75 delivery centers across the United States. The company opened a Prime Hub fulfillment center in the Wynwood Arts District in Miami-Dade County last year and a warehouse in Opa-locka in August.
The News-Press reports that an Amazon distribution center was set to open in Fort Myers this month, but that’s been delayed to next year.MORE NEWS: FEMA-Funded Vaccine Sites Resume Administering First Doses Of Pfizer Vaccine
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