As per reports, Walmart Stores, Inc. (WMT) is set to open a new fulfillment center in southern Pennsylvania to support the retailer’s rapidly increasing supply chain network and eCommerce capabilities. The 1.8M+ square-foot Shippensburg facility will be located at 2281 United Drive and is expected to open in the Spring of 2022, creating up to 600 permanent, full-time jobs across the region.
Walmart fulfillment centers are a significant part of the retailer’s supply chain network. Unlike distribution centers, which are focused on receiving, storing, and distributing products to Walmart stores, fulfillment centers can store millions of items that are picked, packed, and shipped directly to customers as soon as the next day.
Walmart Stores, Inc. (WMT) is a worldwide retailer that operates in various formats. The three segments of the company include Walmart U.S., Walmart International, and Sam’s Club. The company is comprised of discount stores, supermarkets, supercenters, hypermarkets, warehouse clubs, cash and carry stores, home improvement stores, specialty electronics stores, apparel stores, drug stores, convenience stores, membership-only warehouse clubs; and retail Websites. To learn more about Walmart (WMT) and to continue to track its progress please visit the Vista Partners Walmart Coverage Page.
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