Academy Sports + Outdoors opened its newest distribution center in Cookeville, Tenn. The 1.6 million square foot facility is the company’s third distribution center which is planned to bring approximately 700 new jobs to the area over a five year period.
The Academy Sports + Outdoors distribution center is located near the Highlands Industrial Business Park along I-40 on the west side of Cookeville in Putnam County. The facility is planned to support Academy’s network of stores throughout the Midwest along with its growing e-commerce business. Academy Sports + Outdoors currently operates 11 stores in Tennessee.
Individuals interested in careers can visit www.academy.com/careers to apply for positions.