Facility features 260,000 sq. ft enclosed space
Memphis – As part of its continuing growth in distribution & fulfillment services, Averitt Express recently opened a new facility in the Memphis area. The facility features 260,000 sq. ft of enclosed space to handle the flow and distribution of domestic and international freight.
Within short proximity of the Memphis International Airport, as well as the Memphis area railyard, the new location will be equipped to handle the growing international shipping needs in the region. The area is in the heart of one of the nation’s busiest manufacturing and customer-dense regions, as it’s within a day’s reach of numerous major markets including Atlanta, Cincinnati and Dallas.
With its new Memphis facility, Averitt will be able to streamline its customers’ supply chain needs throughout the Central and Southeast United States. The new facility raises the company’s total warehousing space to over 2.5 million square feet of space across more than 40 locations.
“We’ve eagerly awaited the opening of our Memphis distribution & fulfillment facility,” said Ed Smith, Averitt’s vice president of distribution & fulfillment. “It just took the right partnership with the right facility. And once we found that, it created the perfect opportunity. Memphis is one of the largest intermodal markets in the country.”
Serving shippers for over 50 years, Averitt is a leading provider of freight transportation and supply chain management solutions with an international reach to 100+ countries. Averitt’s LTL, Truckload, Dedicated, Distribution & Fulfillment, and Integrated services provide shippers access to a wide array of services and customized solutions that cover every link in the supply chain. Together, these services and technology offerings provide “The Power of One” to shippers, allowing them access to multiple transportation solutions from a single provider. Averitt’s 9,000+ associates are dedicated to delivering the most reliable services within the industry, and to promoting a company culture that is centered around people, communities and giving back. For more information, call 1-800-AVERITT (283-7488) or visit Averitt.com.