Frozen Food Express Industries Inc. has opened a new temperature-controlled service center in Burlington, N.J. The 80,000-square-foot warehousing and distribution center includes freezer, cooler, and dry storage space.
Smith Drug Co. has opened a $15 million, 109,000- square-foot distribution center in Valdosta, Ga. The new center, which will employ 35 to 40 full-time workers, will serve customers in Georgia and Florida.
Kansas City Southern and Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) have agreed to establish a finished-vehicle distribution center for Nissan in Houston, Texas. The new facility will allow WWL to provide new-vehicle distribution service to Texas, Louisiana, and Oklahoma from a single site.
ProLogis has signed two new lease agreements for distribution space at ProLogis Parc Zama I in Japan. The transactions, totaling 200,000 square feet, include leases with SEI Logistics Network Co., a major Japanese third-party logistics service provider, and Kawataki Co., a Japanese household goods company.
Nexus Distribution, a third-party logistics service provider, has expanded its presence in Bedford Park., Ill., by opening its third distribution center in that community. The new facility, which occupies 306,552 square feet of space, features direct access to the adjacent CSX intermodal yard. It is also directly accessible to the recently constructed Chicago Land Bridge, a half-mile-long private roadway that can be used to transport heavy containers from the Nexus facilities to the CSX yard.