Volvo Group to add 250 jobs at new facility

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BYHALIA – According to the Memphis Business Journal, the Volvo Group plans to build a 1 million-square-foot distribution center in Byhalia that will create 250 jobs.

The “state-of-the-art” facility, expected to be finished in the fourth quarter of this year, will be the “keystone” of Sweden-based Volvo’s plans to streamline its North American parts distribution network, according to a release.

The Memphis Business Journal said the center will support the company’s Mack, Volvo and UD truck brands, as well as Volvo Construction Equipment and Volvo Penta.