Walmart Opens First of Four Next Generation Fulfillment Centers in Joliet, IL

September 28, 2022 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time JOLIET, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, leaders from Walmart, government officials and community me...

September 30, 2022
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September 28, 2022 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time JOLIET, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, leaders from Walmart, government officials and community members joined Walmart associates in Joliet to celebrate the grand opening of Walmart's 1.1M square-foot Next Generation fulfillment center (FC), located at 3501 S. Brandon Road. Walmart FCs work to store millions of items, available on Walmart.com, that are then picked, packed and shipped directly to customers – now faster than ever. The new state-of-the-art facility will also fulfill Marketplace items shipped by Walmart Fulfillment Services (WFS), Walmart's end-to-end fulfillment service for third-party eCommerce sellers.