Hanson Logistics is investing $2 million in a two-phase, two-year upgrade to its Hartford, Mich., cold storage facility. The improvements, which are designed to support growth in the region's blueberry industry, will increase the facility's long-term storage capacity and deep-frozen space.
Network Global Logistics (NGL), a third-party provider of transportation and supply chain solutions, has built a new distribution center in New Lenox, Ill. The DC, which occupies 282,000 square feet of space, will offer multi-tenant warehousing and customized distribution and order fulfillment services to NGL's clients..
Drugstore chain CVS/pharmacy plans to construct a 750,000-square-foot distribution center near Elmira, N.Y. The DC, which will be located in Chemung County, is scheduled to open in 2011.
Dr. Pepper Snapple Group has purchased 53 acres from Stirling Capital at the Southern California Logistics Centre in Victorville. Dr. Pepper plans to build an 850,000-square-foot production and distribution center on the site. The $120 million project is expected to be completed by the spring of 2010. In addition, Fastenal, a distributor of fastener products, has leased 6,322 square feet of distribution space at the site.
Sanyo Logistics, a logistics service provider and business unit of Sanyo Electric Co., has leased 215,000 square feet of distribution space in Romeoville, Ill., from ProLogis. The new acquisition brings the amount of space Sanyo Logistics leases from ProLogis to about 2 million square feet.
Global food company General Mills is building a new distribution center in Social Circle, Ga., to serve customers in the Southeast. The $42 million project will create 112 jobs.