FedEx To Build $190M Distribution Center In Murfreesboro

Posted at 8:17 AM, Sep 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-01 09:17:55-04

FedEx has announced plans to build a $190 million distribution center in Murfreesboro.

The Memphis-based shipping company will add the equivalent of 200 full-time positions to work at the 1-million-square-foot facility.

About 40 of the new positions will pay an average of $53,500 per year, while the remaining jobs will pay an average of $24,000 annually.

Brian Hercules, the vice president for economic development at the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce, says that there are hundreds of additional contract jobs like long-haul drivers that will also gain work through the facility.

Construction is set to begin by the end of the year and scheduled to be complete by early 2018.