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Those affected include forklift mechanics and operators, supervisors, dispatch workers and many others, the company said in its letter to the state, dated Jan. 9.
DHL has a major packaging and sorting hub at the Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport in Hebron, Ky. That 223-acre operation employs about 2,400 people, and DHL was expected to complete a $108 million investment there in 2017.
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When DHL closed a distribution hub in Wilmington in late 2008, more than 7,000 local jobs were cut.