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Over $4M corporate investment will create 360 jobs in Southaven

An over $4-million corporate investment in Southaven is expected to create 360 new jobs.

The e-commerce fulfillment and supply chain technology company Standvast Fulfillment will locate its operations in Southaven, and the company plans to start hiring immediately.

The Mississippi Development Authority has certified Standvast for the Advantage Jobs Rebate Program, which is available to businesses that create new jobs that exceed the average annual wages of the state or county in which the company locates or expands.

Standvast will lease space in Building 2 of Southaven Park 55.

“I’m incredibly excited to celebrate this new fulfillment and distribution center from Standvast. Not only will this help to strengthen the healthcare supply chain, but this investment means 360 new jobs for Mississippians, which will have an extraordinary impact on the local community. Thank you to the entire Standvast team for bringing your company to Southaven. Welcome to Mississippi, and I look forward to working together.” – Gov. Tate Reeves

“MDA commends the Standvast team for choosing Mississippi as the location of its innovative fulfillment and distribution operations and for bringing 360 new job opportunities to Northwest Mississippi. These new jobs will have an immediate positive impact on the local communities and economy, as the individuals that fill them will spend locally and help generate a stronger tax base for DeSoto County. We thank the DeSoto County Economic Development Council, DeSoto County Board of Supervisors and the city of Southaven, all of whom had a significant role in bringing this economic development win to our great state.” – MDA Deputy Executive Director Laura Hipp 

“We are excited by the opportunity to locate our fulfillment center and some of our technology development efforts in Southaven. When combined with our other FC locations, the local area is strategically located to provide a highly efficient and effective level of service for our clients and their customers. We look forward to building out a great team and contributing to the economic growth in the area, while helping create a fulfillment network that is a competitive advantage for our customers.” – Cayce Roy, CEO, Standvast Fulfillment   

“The city of Southaven is so thankful that the Standvast team chose us for their latest investment to bring innovative supply chain solutions. New job opportunities will bring significant economic opportunities for our people, and we’re confident that our talented workforce will serve Standvast well. I offer my best wishes for the most successful venture here in Southaven.” – Southaven Mayor Darren Musselwhite

“DeSoto County Supervisors welcome Standvast to DeSoto County and the creation of 360 new good-paying jobs. Standvast’s $4.425 million investment to locate its operations in Southaven showcases how DeSoto County is becoming a hub for companies expanding their high-tech supply chain operations. DeSoto County Supervisors support companies that make transformational investments in our economy, create high-paying jobs and empower working families.” – Michael Lee, President, DeSoto County Board of Supervisors

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