May 10, 2010, 9:57 AM

Amazon.com plans to hire hundreds for its new fulfillment center

Amazon.com Inc. plans to hire several hundred full-time workers for its fulfillment center in Breinigsville, PA., scheduled to open in summer.

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Amazon.com Inc. plans to hire several hundred full-time workers for its fulfillment center in Breinigsville, PA., scheduled to open in summer.

Amazon also says it will also hire hundreds of temporary employees during peak shopping seasons at the 600,000-square-foot warehouse, located about 10 miles southwest of Allentown.

Amazon, No. 1 in the Internet Retailer Top 500 Guide, operates fulfillment centers in nine states, along with such countries as China, Japan, the United Kingdom, France and Germany. The retailer says the new center will enable Amazon to serve customers in the Northeast more efficiently.

Amazon employs about 23,500 workers.

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