FedEx Ground, a subsidiary of FedEx Corporation express shipping, will build a 215,000-square-foot distribution center in Gwinnett Village in 2012. The $55 million facility, slated to open in the fall on Atlantic Avenue at Jimmy Carter Boulevard, will employ about 240 full- and part-time employees and 75 independent contractors. Using the latest in automated handling technology, this major new distribution center will process up to 15,000 packages an hour and dispatch up to 75 pickup and delivery vehicles a day.