NEW BERLIN –
Along with the plan to expand its fulfillment imprint in the
upper Midwest, Bodybuilding.com will create about 80 positions
in New Berlin, said Raquel Krol, vice president of human
resources for the online company.
Bodybuilding.com is a sister company of BuySeasons Inc. and has
taken over a portion of the latter’s warehouse at 5915 S.
Moorland Road. In May 2013, BuySeasons announced it would be
laying off about 90 employees in the wake of the New
Berlin-based company’s reorganization. BuySeasons is an online
specialty retailer in personalized party supplies and costumes.
Krol said BuySeasons had additional space that they made
available to BodyBuilding.com, which it moved into at the end of
With the new fulfillment center in New Berlin, Bodybuilding.com,
wants to be able to provide overnight, or in some cases,
same-day service to customers.
“We chose New Berlin because of the workforce available in New
Berlin and Milwaukee,” Krol said.
Of the approximate 80 positions BodyBuilding.com plans to create
with the new fulfillment center, some have already been filled,
including warehouse associates and a warehouse manager. In
March, Krol said the company anticipated finalizing 15
“Our business as a whole has been growing 30 percent year over
year in the last several years,” she said.
Customer demand and the popularity of Bodybuilding.com’s
products continue to grow so Krol is not anticipating a
slowdown. The New Berlin fulfillment center joins ones in Idaho,
Florida, Pennsylvania and Nevada.
For more information about the 15-year-old, Boise, Idaho-based
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