Averitt Opens New Distribution and Fulfillment Center To Serve Austin market

Posted by Averitt Express on April 12, 2019
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COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express has opened a new service center near Austin, TX. Located in the nearby city of Round Rock, the facility encompasses more than 75,000 sq. ft on 12.98 acres of land.

“Averitt has been proud to service the businesses and communities in and around Austin for more than 20 years,” says Wayne Spain, Averitt’s president and chief operating officer. “Our new facility greatly increases our ability to serve the area’s growing transportation needs and provides ample space to offer an even wider range of logistics solutions than before.”

The total size of Averitt’s previous service center was approximately 7,500 sq. ft. The new location includes 21,000 sq. ft of dock space and 39 doors. In addition to performing less-than-truckload and full load services out of the new location, the facility features 50,000 sq. ft of warehousing space.

The additional space is part of Averitt’s branded distribution and fulfillment network that consists of nearly 1,000,000 sq. ft of freight and inventory staging space across more than 20 locations in the Central and Southern U.S.

“There is a growing demand from businesses that want to boost their speed-to-market and reduce the overall footprint of their supply chain,” says Eddie Adkins, director of Averitt Distribution and Fulfillment. “Austin is a key market that can be leveraged for a variety of logistical needs, including just-in-time delivery and cross-border pool distribution between Mexico and the U.S.”

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About Averitt Express

Averitt Express is a leading provider of freight transportation and supply chain management with international reach to more than 100 countries. Averitt specializes in delivering customized transportation solutions that include cross-border, dedicated, expedited ground/air, intermodal COFC/TOFC, international ocean/air, local customization, less-than-truckload, PortSide®, retail solutions, temperature-controlled, transportation management, truckload (dry van, flatbed, brokerage) and warehousing services. Averitt's technology offerings include a full suite of web-based shipping tools, electronic data interchange (EDI), warehouse management systems (WMS), and transportation and operations management systems. Together, these services and technology solutions provide “The Power of One” to shippers, allowing them access to multiple transportation solutions from a single provider. For more information, call 1-800-AVERITT (283-7488) or visit AverittExpress.com.

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