Amazon opens West Caldwell delivery station, anticipating creation of 130-plus jobs

Amazon has officially opened its 160,000-square-foot delivery station in West Caldwell, the e-commerce giant announced recently.

The station at 10 Patton Drive will create more than 130 full- and part-time jobs for associates, all making at least $15 an hour, the company said in a news release. Other opportunities may be available with Delivery Service Partners and Amazon Flex drivers, it added.

Delivery stations are part of the “last mile” of orders, as they receive packages from fulfillment centers, loading them into delivery vehicles and delivering them to customers.

In celebration of the opening, Amazon donated $10,000 to the MEND Hunger Relief Network, an interfaith network of food pantries in Essex County.

Since 2010, Amazon has created more than 34,000 jobs in New Jersey and invested more than $14.5 billion in the state, it said.