ODW Logistics, a leading provider of warehousing, transportation and integrated logistics solutions is expanding its presence in the central Ohio region. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio since 1971, ODW Logistics also operates in Cincinnati, Chicago, Milwaukee, and Los Angeles. The new facility in Columbus will be the company's 9th distribution center in Central Ohio and will open in Grove City, OH this August 2016.
"We are excited to be partnering with Beech-Nut Nutrition Corporation and bringing a new partnership to the Columbus market," said Ted Nikolai, COO at ODW Logistics. "The 102,000 square-foot facility include machinery, racking, lift truck equipment and advanced automation to bring efficient and innovative warehouse solutions." It is expected to create nearly 40 new jobs.
Beech-Nut Nutrition Company is headquartered in Amsterdam, New York and is the number two leading baby food brand in the United States. "Beech-Nut is excited to expand its distribution network into to the Columbus region and partner with ODW Logistics. Central Ohio represents the ideal location to position our distribution center to optimize our operational configuration and better serve our customers," said Kevin Joiner, Director of Logistics and Customer Operations at Beech-Nut.
About ODW Logistics: Founded in 1971, ODW Logistics offers integrated logistics solutions that deliver cost and service advantages to middle market customers in the retail, CPG, food and beverage, health & beauty/cosmetics, manufacturing industries. ODW designs and delivers transportation and warehouse solutions tailored to the customer's specific business operation. Services include: dedicated and multi-client warehousing, Omni-channel fulfillment, complete transportation management (asset & non-asset based, yard management, and drayage), and network design solutions.
About Beech-Nut: Producing baby food since 1931, Beech-Nut Nutrition Company has been built on a history of innovation and dedication to infant nutrition. Headquartered in Amsterdam, New York, Beech-Nut is the number two leading baby food brand in the United States and is committed to deliver nutritious food for parents and babies. The company recently earned 2015 Product of the Year in the baby food category. As a subsidiary of Hero AG of Lenzburg, Switzerland, a global leader in consumer goods and infant feeding, Beech-Nut is able to combine global resources to continuously improve food and nutrition for infants.