Lineage Logistics, LLC (Lineage), a warehousing and logistics company backed by Bay Grove, officially opened the doors of the company’s 180,000 sq ft cold storage distribution centre in Charleston County, South Carolina, US. Located in the Palmetto Commerce Park the new facility offers access to the Port of Charleston and I-26, with regular rail service through Norfolk Southern.
Greg Lehmkuhl, President and CEO of Lineage Logistics, said of the announcement, “Charleston has it all – first-rate infrastructure, great access, a top ranked port and a skilled workforce. South Carolina’s numerous business advantages, in addition to the booming market, are helping Lineage to better service our export and import customers, as well as our domestic shipping partners. The feedback we’ve received to date is that our newest facility is opening in the right location at the right time.”
The new distribution centre is expected to provide product handling and high-capacity blast freezing. The facility is designed to provide customers an efficient solution for exporting products to foreign markets and expediting domestic access to imported products.
Services at the Charleston facility are to include rail and transload, freight consolidation, blast freezing, drayage, import/export and custom labelling and stamping. The 21-acre lot has 30 truck doors and four rail doors, as well as parking for 100 autos.
Source: Lineage Logistics