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BLG Logistics Locates Operations in Ladson, South Carolina

06/27/2018
BLG Logistics, a global leader in third-party logistics services, is locating new operations at Crosspoint Drive in Ladson, South Carolina.

Designed to support Mercedes-Benz Vans’ production operations, the company’s new logistics facility is projected to create 28 jobs in Charleston County. Providing value-added solutions to a variety of clients, BLG Logistics utilizes innovative technology and global expertise to support the international vehicle assembly supply chain.

The company’s new Charleston County facility will manage parts and materials inventory for just-in-time and just-in-sequence operations, as well as transportation for Mercedes-Benz Vans by coordinating deliveries of assembled, tested and inspected auto parts.

“BLG Logistics is excited about continuing our successful growth strategy in North America with the opening of our newest facility in Charleston County, South Carolina. We have a great team in place, led by Director of Operations Paul DeGroot, and eagerly anticipate partnering with great local manufacturers. We have been welcomed with open arms by the Charleston business community and look forward to giving back to the communities in which we work and play,” said BLG Logistics Director of Sales and Marketing Thomas Burke.

“South Carolina’s logistics sector continues to impress, and today’s announcement by BLG Logistics is a further testament to that. We have everything we need to not only make high-quality products in South Carolina, but to move those products all over the globe. Congratulations to BLG Logistics on this tremendous new venture,” said Governor Henry McMaster.

“Logistics companies are right at home in South Carolina. BLG Logistics’ facility in Charleston County will help our state’s businesses export their products around the world and succeed in a globally-competitive marketplace,” said Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt.

“Our world-class assets continue to be a driving factor in site selection. BLG Logistics recognized the advantage of Charleston’s ground, port and air success and will utilize these services along with our growing automotive and aerospace industries to expand their footprint. Congratulations to BLG Logistics for choosing Charleston County,” said Charleston County Council Chairman Victor Rawl.

“BLG Logistics’ international presence and commitment to being a leader in logistics services make them an excellent fit for our community. Expanding their global footprint to support the Mercedes-Benz Vans Sprinter program, we know they will share in the mutual prosperity of this exciting opportunity,” Charleston County Economic Development Executive Director Steve Dykes said.

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