New facility expansion enables Crane Worldwide Logistics to accelerate growth in critical shipping port
HOUSTON, TX, December 11, 2018: Crane Worldwide Logistics, a leading supply chain solutions company, is pleased to announce the opening of their newest facility in Savannah, Georgia. This new location will allow Crane Worldwide Logistics to strengthen and expand its footprint on the East Coast, as Savannah has the most monthly arrivals of all East Coast ports.
Each year, Savannah sees more than 3 million ocean containers, servicing more than 21,000 US businesses, and is typically the first port of call from Asia. The new facility will consist of two buildings totaling more than 500,000 square feet and will add 25+ new jobs to the Savannah area in year one.
The opening of the Savannah facility complements the eastern region of North America for Crane Worldwide Logistics. In addition to Savannah, Crane Worldwide Logistics has facilities in Toronto, Boston, New York, Detroit, Columbus, Charlotte, Atlanta, Nashville, Orlando and Miami.
Services in Savannah include:
• FTL and LTL services
• Oversized/Permitted loads
• Hot shot service
• Rig down service
• Dedicated fleet
• Ocean freight
• Warehouse logistics
• Cold chain management
• Transborder services between US, Canada & Mexico (including border services/ customs clearance)
"We are very committed to expansion and being where our clients need us, and Savannah marks our latest growth in a key port city," said Jim Crane, Chairman of Crane Worldwide Logistics. "We have invested 50 million dollars in this new facility as Savannah is a critical hub for shipping with its proximity to Atlanta, access to rail, and the convenience of the Interstate."
About Crane Worldwide Logistics
Crane Worldwide Logistics is a leader in supply chain solutions with 120 locations across 26 countries. With expertise in trade compliance, Foreign Trade Zones and strategic consultative services, Crane Worldwide Logistics continues to develop creative, innovative solutions to improve clients' supply chain outcomes. Sharing industry expertise as a client advocate, the organization develops robust collaboration and provides cost effective and efficient operations. For more information about Crane Worldwide Logistics, please visit www.craneww.com
About James R. Crane and Crane Capital Group
James R. Crane is Chairman and CEO of Crane Capital Group, Inc., an investment management company he founded in 2006. Jim has extensive experience in the transportation, logistics, and energy industries and is the owner of the 2017 World Series Champion Houston Astros and Floridian National Golf Club. Jim currently serves as Chairman of the Houston Astros and Crane Worldwide Logistics, a premier global provider of customized transportation and logistics services with 120 locations in 26 countries. Jim has over 35 years of accolades in the transportation industry. He is a director of two public companies: Nabors Industries Ltd. and Western Gas Holdings LLC. He is the Executive Chairman of the Board of Cargojet Inc. Jim founded Eagle Global Logistics, now CEVA Freight LLC, in 1984. He served as Chairman, President and CEO for 23 years. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Safety from Central Missouri State University, now University of Central Missouri, where he was a 2-time All-American baseball player.
Company: Crane Worldwide
Company URL: http://www.craneww.com