Digital Access

Digital Access
Access nwherald.com from all your digital devices and receive breaking news and updates from around the area.

Home Delivery

Home Delivery
Local news, prep sports, Chicago sports, local and regional entertainment, business, home and lifestyle, food, classified and more! News you use every day! Daily, weekend and Sunday packages.

Text Alerts

Text Alerts
Stay connected to us wherever you are! Get breaking news updates along with other area information sent to you as a text message to your wireless device.

Email Newsletters

Email Newsletters
We'll deliver news & updates to your inbox. Plan your weekend and catch up on the news with our newsletters.
State

DHL breaks ground on new O'Hare cargo facility

CHICAGO – DHL has broken ground on a $35 million cargo facility at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport.

The DHL Global Forwarding Center will have offices and more than 420,000 square feet of warehouse space. It will be the largest facility of its type for the company inside the United States.

Mayor Rahm Emanuel took part in a groundbreaking ceremony for the facility on Friday.

The city says the project will create hundreds of construction jobs and bring 500 permanent jobs to Chicago.

Emanuel said the center will greatly expand cargo operations at O’Hare, one of the nation’s most important air transport hubs.

Loading more