Kernersville, NC-- A Triad company is expanding which could mean more jobs in the future. This news comes just two years after the company opened its doors.
FedEx Ground which opened one of its largest distribution sites in Kernersville, NC in 2011 is adding 83,000 square feet to that facility.
Erin Truxal with FedEx Ground confirmed to WFMY News 2 that they are expanding. Truxal said a construction company has already been chosen and work will start in September. Although, they can't say how many jobs, there will be more added, Truxal said.
The expansion will be done in phases and expected to be fully completed in the Spring of 2015.
Background: The FedEx Ground facility opened in October 2011. The distribution center handles small-package ground deliveries. The FedEx ground hub employs 550 full and part-time employees and 200 independent contractors.
Kernersville's 410,000 square-foot distribution facility is a $100 million investment and sits on 125 acres of land.
The facility features state-of-the-art material handling systems than can process up to 15,000 packages per hour.
-- FedEX Ground Expanding (Triad Business Report)
-- October 2011: FedEx Hub Opens In Kernersville