T.W. Hicks, Inc. in Denton, Texas is excited to welcome an Amazon Fulfillment Center coming to Dallas and providing over 500 jobs!
Have you ever wondered what happens once you’ve purchased a product on Amazon.com and how it appears on your doorstep within 5 business days? Amazon Fulfillment Centers are popping up around the country and our team at T.W. Hicks, Inc. in Denton and San Antonio, Texas are excited to welcome a third distribution center in the Dallas area.
With facilities already in Haslet and Coppell, Amazon expects to begin operations on a new facility at the end of 2015 or early 2016 at the northwest corner of Interstate 45 and Interstate 20 on J.J. Lemmon Road. This new facility will span 500,000 square-feet of commercial warehouse and create 500 to 900 jobs with an average salary of $30,000 and $17 million of business personal property.
Many of the Amazon Fulfillment Centers are in excess of 1 million square feet of distribution floors, provided by industrial floor specialists like T.W. Hicks, Inc. Our commercial flooring experts would love the opportunity to serve the warehouse floors needed for these jobs and provide a look inside an Amazon Fulfillment Center similar to the one coming to Dallas, Texas. These facilities, resembling a real-life Chutes and Ladders board game with hundreds of aisles and rows color-coded and marked for ease of access and clear traffic.
Our team at T.W. Hicks, Inc. takes pride in providing safe and sustainable commercial flooring for companies like Amazon and their Amazon Fulfillment Centers. We industrial flooring experts take careful planning and are committed to safety in our dedication to keep warehouse workers free from injury and their business as efficient as possible. There are three basic injury categories found within warehouses that careful planning can help avoid:
- Slips, trips and falls
- Ergonomic-related pains such as lifting, reaching, pulling and pushing
- Material handling incidents such as dropped boxes and forklift accidents
To further discuss best warehouse floor designs and practices, don’t hesitate to contact our team at T.W. Hicks, Inc. With offices in Lake Dallas and San Antonio, our commercial warehouse flooring experts are ready to serve you and your industrial flooring needs!