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Team Tennessee Times – December 4, 2017

Toyota Boshoku Expanding in Jackson

Toyota Boshoku Tennessee, LLC officials announced Monday that it will expand its operations in Jackson. The automotive components manufacturer will invest $31 million and create 139 new jobs in Madison County. More details here on Toyota Boshoku’s expansion plans in Jackson.

Tyson Foods Plans 1,500-Job Facility in Humboldt

Tyson Foods plans to create more than 1,500 jobs and invest over $300 million in Humboldt.
Two weeks ago, Tyson Foods announced it would build a new facility in Gibson County, investing more than $300 million and creating more than 1,500 jobs in Humboldt. The new plant is Tyson’s biggest investment in Tennessee and the single largest investment in Gibson County’s history.

How FedEx is Planning For the Holiday Rush

How many packages does FedEx expect to handle this holiday season? Memphis-based FedEx says it anticipates shipping between 380 to 400 million packages during the holidays. Volume on the Mondays between Black Friday and Christmas Eve could see up to 26 million daily shipments. Here’s more on what FedEx expects this holiday season, from the Memphis Business Journal.



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