SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WJBK)
Amazon is planning to open a new fulfillment center in Shelby Township, creating one thousand jobs.
The new facility will be 1 million square feet and will open in 2018.
Workers will pick, pack and ship large items including sporting goods and gardening tools.
Since 2016, Amazon has announced multiple facilities in the area including Livonia, Romulus, Brownstown Township and a corporate office in Detroit. The new jobs will bring Amazon's workforce in Michigan to more 3,500, including employees at other fulfillment centers in the Detroit area and a corporate office in Detroit.