By Joshua Burd
Amazon is adding to its already-vast footprint in New Jersey, announcing plans for 14 new locations geared toward the last mile of its fulfillment process.
The company said Thursday that it has signed leases at properties spanning Mahwah to Logan Township. The locations will serve as so-called delivery stations, which will be the last stop for packages before they are delivered to customers.
An Amazon spokeswoman declined to provide the size of the new leases and the exact addresses of most of the locations, but provided the following list:
- Paddock Street in Avenel
- International Drive South in Budd Lake
- Moonachie Avenue in Carlstadt
- Washington Avenue in Carlstadt
- Thomas McGovern Drive in Jersey City
- Court South in Edison
- Central Avenue in Kearny
- Logistics Drive in Kearny
- Lower Road in Linden
- Center Square Road in Logan Township
- 555 MacArthur Blvd. in Mahwah
- Delancy Street in Newark
- North Street in Teterboro
- Forest Parkway in West Deptford
“Amazon Logistics has signed various leases in an effort to open 14 delivery stations in New Jersey in 2020,” said Emily Hawkins, the spokeswoman. “We are excited to continue to invest in the state of New Jersey with new delivery stations that will provide efficient delivery for customers and create thousands of job opportunities for the talented workforce.”
In describing the facilities, the e-commerce giant said packages are transported from its fulfillment centers to its delivery stations, where they’re sorted and then loaded into vehicles for delivery to customers. Collectively, the stations will create thousands of full-time and part-time jobs, paying a minimum of $15 per hour and offering a variety of benefits packages.
Amazon has more than 150 delivery stations in the U.S., the company said.