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Spartan Logistics Announces Expansion to St. Louis, Missouri
St. Louis, MO, March 21, 2022 – Spartan Logistics, a regional third-party logistics provider since 1988, is excited to announce the opening its newest location this month. This dedicated facility in Hazelwood, MO is a 143,600 square foot facility that will serve one of the largest paper and packaging manufacturers in the nation. This is their second location in the state of Missouri and brings the company over 3.5 million square feet of warehouse and distribution space.
This recently renovated building offers class-A warehouse space at an ideal location less than two miles from highway access and just a few miles from the St. Louis airport. Services provided to the customer will include racked storage, inventory management, order fulfillment, and a full shuttle operation to and from the customer's local plant. Spartan's newest operation will also bring at least 15 new jobs to the Hazelwood community and will add to their team of over 350 employees nationwide.
Spartan Logistics first became aware of the customer's supply chain issue near the end of 2021 and worked quickly to put together a plan. Josh Ledford, President of Spartan Logistics, says "we have built a very strong partnership with this particular customer over the years and understand their supply chain needs and expectations. Our team was able to bring a creative distribution solution that helped with an aggressive timeline for implementation. This type of seamless transition takes trust and communication, from both parties, and we are grateful for the relationship we have assembled with this customer."
Spartan's continued growth in the Midwest shows belief in a growing St. Louis distribution market, and willingness to go into a new city to solve this customer's supply chain opportunity.
Spartan operates industrial real estate as a third-party logistics company combined with asset-based freight services. Spartan serves over 100 supply chain customers at 18 warehouse locations totaling 3.5 million square feet across six states. For more information, visit https://www.spartanlogistics.com/ or call Spartan Logistics at (614) 497-1777.