Walmart opens e-commerce fulfillment center

A new Walmart e-commerce fulfillment center in Plainfield, Indiana., is now serving consumers in Indiana and throughout the U.S. Indiana Gov. Mike Pence joined company executives and community leaders at the 1.2-million-square-foot building to celebrate the progress being made there and more than 300 new jobs at the facility.    Walmart, which currently employs more than 36,000 associates in Indiana, built the new e-commerce fulfillment center to handle its rapidly growing online business. The massive building is dedicated to fulfilling e-commerce orders and is able to house millions of items and ship them to customers or stores for free pickup. Walmart’s e-commerce fulfillment center is operational and will add additional capacity in the coming months before the holiday season.