Quiet Logistics, a Massachusetts-based e-commerce distributor for fashion apparel, announced plans to open a “fulfillment center” in Hazelwood, becoming the latest in a growing number of logistics companies to establish operations in St. Louis.
The desire to base operations in places where the greatest percentage of customers can be reached in the least amount of time has helped the region attract corporate interest as a place to locate shipping and warehousing operations.
“St. Louis certainly has strategic appeal on the ground transportation side,” said Quiet’s president, Brian Lemerise, explaining that the area is one of the only places where ground delivery to New York is possible within two days and Los Angeles within three.
At capacity, the Quiet facility will provide jobs for an estimated 250 full-time employees. Besides warehouse workers, the location will also employ people in IT, human resources and sales.
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