Governor Kemp announced on Wednesday, September 30, that international e-commerce company Radial, Inc. will invest $40 million in opening a new fulfillment center in Locust Grove, Georgia, creating 344 full-time job opportunities and more than 1,000 seasonal opportunities in southeast metro Atlanta. The company is the latest in major job announcements this year for southern Henry County.
Radial, Inc. has been a subsidiary of bpost Group since 2017, and is a multinational leader in omnichannel commerce technologies, operations, and inventory management across a network of distribution centers. Radial’s new fulfillment center in Henry County will help support a nationally recognized health and beauty brand.
“We’re thrilled to be opening a new fulfillment center in the State of Georgia. This site will join our existing network of more than 20 fulfillment centers across the country,” said Senior Vice President of Radial, Inc. Fulfillment Services Ilias Simpson. “The demands on e-commerce throughout the year have been unprecedented and the opening of this facility in Locust Grove reinforces our commitment to our clients and our ability to support their e-commerce needs. We’re excited to be creating so many new jobs for Henry County residents and look forward to welcoming them to the Radial team.”
Radial, Inc. will create hundreds of jobs, including material handling and distribution positions along with careers in management and supervision. Individuals interested in careers with Radial, Inc. are encouraged to visit their careers page for additional information.
“We are excited that Radial, Inc. has chosen Locust Grove as the home for its new supply-chain facility,” said Mayor Robert Price of Locust Grove. “In addition to the new investment and the 344 full-time employees, a surge of more than 1,000 seasonal positions will also provide a great economic boost to our existing retail power centers during various times of the year, including the holiday season, along with the additional $19 million in payroll and $3 million in sales taxes for a majority of our city’s businesses.”
Radial, Inc. joins Home Depot and Love’s Travel Stops as major employers with expansion plans in Locust Grove. The three companies will employ nearly 1,000 individuals, not counting the additional seasonal positions at Radial.
About Radial, Inc.
Radial, Inc., a bpost group company, is the leader in omnichannel commerce technology and operations. Premier brands around the world confidently partner with Radial to deliver their brand promises, anticipate and respond to industry disruption, and compete in a rapidly evolving market. Radial’s innovative solutions connect retailers and customers through advanced omnichannel technologies; intelligent payments and fraud protection; efficient fulfillment, supply-chain services; and insightful customer care services – especially where high-value customer experiences are critical. Radial, Inc. is flexible, scalable, and focused on its clients’ business objectives. Learn more at radial.com or on Twitter @radialcorp.
Portions of this article were copied from the Governor’s press release.