FedEx Bringing 87 Jobs To New Haven

By Emma Koch

FedEx Bringing 87 Jobs To New Haven

March 1, 2013 Updated Nov 9, 2013 at 1:35 AM EDT

NEW HAVEN, Ind. (www.incnow.tv) -- FedEx is planning a new 178,000-square-foot warehouse and distribution center in New Haven.

The $25 million project puts 40 acres of vacant property at 11039 Lincoln Highway East to use. The property is owned by Setzer Properties ZFWY LLC who has agreed to invest about $12.5 million to construct the state-of-the-art distribution center.

FedEx Ground Package System Inc. will also invest approximately $12.5 million in new mechanical and electrical equipment. FedEx says it plans to create 87 part-time jobs with the new facility and the pay rate for those jobs as much as $3 over minimum wage.

The new facility is schedule for completion in September of 2014.

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