Walmart opens distribution center in Mobile, Alabama
Walmart commemorated the official opening of its new $135M Distribution Center in Mobile, Alabama. The event was a culmination of a multi-year effort, supported by state and local officials and community members, to strengthen Walmart's supply chain network while creating more than 750 jobs, the retail giant said. "Walmart proves to be a great corporate partner to the state of Alabama, year after year, by investing in its stores, its employees and the surrounding community. Their commitment cannot be better proven than by the opening of this new Distribution Center, which, when fully operational, will provide approximately 750 quality jobs in the Mobile area," said Governor Ivey. "We are grateful to Walmart for supporting the economic health of the Port City, and for the large role they play in propelling our great state forward."