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Axle Logistics Expands Knoxville, Tennessee, Operations

Axle Logistics plans to expand operations at its headquarters in Knoxville, Tennessee. The $37.9 million project is expected to create 651 jobs over the next five years in Knox County.

The investment will include a new 85,000-square-foot facility adjacent to the company’s existing location on North Central Street.

“I would like to thank the TNECD along with the Knoxville and Knox County mayors for their support in this exciting next step. Axle Logistics is committed to creating more jobs while doing our part to retain the country’s best and brightest right here in East Tennessee,” Shawn McLeod, president, Axle Logistics said.

Axle Logistics, LLC is a third-party logistics (3PL) company that serves an array of transportation customers across the U.S., Canada and Mexico. The company is headquartered in Knoxville with one satellite office in Chattanooga.

“I congratulate Axle Logistics on this expansion and thank the company for creating more than 650 new jobs in Knoxville. This region is equipped with a skilled workforce, the right educational assets and leaders that ensure Knoxville and Knox County prosper, which in turn, will also ensure this company’s success,” TNECD Commissioner Stuart C. McWhorter noted.

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