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Chewy Establishes Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, Fulfillment Center

07/30/2021
Pet product online retailer Chewy, Inc. will establish a new regional e-commerce fulfillment center in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee. The project is expected to create 1,200 new jobs in Wilson County.

The new facility, projected to open in the fall of 2022, will be located at Couchville Pike and Maddox Road. The location will extend Chewy's fulfillment network in the southeast region and enable the company to speed delivery.

“We’re thrilled to open our newest fulfillment center here in Wilson County, Chewy’s first in the state and fourteenth in the country. We appreciate the partnership with the State of Tennessee, Wilson County and the Joint Economic and Community Board of Wilson County to launch this facility. We look forward to investing in the local community through the creation of 1,200 new jobs. This new location will also extend our fulfillment network in the southeast region, allowing us to provide even faster delivery to more than 19 million active customers around the country,” said Pete Krillies, vice president of Real Estate, Facilities, Procurement of Chewy, Inc.

According to state officials, Wilson County continues to attract companies in the transportation, distribution and logistics sector. Since 2020, more than 80 percent of new jobs committed in Wilson County have come from projects in this industry. Wilson County is within 650 miles of 50 percent of the U.S. population and a one-day trucking distance to 75 percent of U.S. markets.

“Tennessee is primed for Chewy’s newest e-fulfillment center thanks to the combination of our ideal geographic location and strong transportation infrastructure. At 1,200 jobs, Chewy will become one of the top three largest employers in Wilson County. We congratulate Chewy on its success and welcome the company to Tennessee,” noted Bob Rolfe, Commissioner at TNECD.

Chewy was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in both Dania Beach, Florida and Boston, Massachusetts.

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