Averitt Express has opened four new Texas locations in order to improve transit times in hundreds of lanes in and out of the state. The facilities are located in Amarillo, Wichita Falls, Del Rio, and Corpus Christi. Averitt now has 18 locations in Texas.
Averitt has also opened a new service center in Winchester, Va. The facility, which features 14,000 square feet of dock space and 28 bay doors, will allow the carrier to improve transit times in northern Virginia and serve new points in eastern West Virginia and western Maryland.
Aspen, a third-party logistics service firm, has opened a new warehouse in Ontario, Calif. The building has rail spur access and offers easy access to and from Southern California's ports. Aspen, which operates approximately 2.5 million square feet of ambient and refrigerated distribution space in the United States, also operates its own truck fleet.
The Evans Network has expanded into Louisiana with the opening of a new service center in New Orleans. The Evans Network offers logistics and transportation services, with a fleet of over 1,350 tractors and 80 service centers nationwide.
ProLogis has leased space at its ProLogis Park Ontario Airport location in California to Safelite AutoGlass. Safelite will occupy 282,000 square feet of the 681,000squarefoot building.
Nike has broken ground on a distribution center in the Jiangsu province in eastern China. The new facility is expected to occupy 1.3 million square feet of space, which will make it the largest distribution facility to date in that country. The DC, which will house footwear, apparel, and sports equipment, will incorporate hightech sorters and conveyors into its operations.